The Fertility Sourcebook

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 328 pages
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One out of every five North American couples experiences difficulty in conceiving a child. Finding the source of and the cure for infertility can be a frustrating, complex, time-consuming, and expensive process. The Fertility Sourcebook is an objective, complete, up-to-date guide to finding the right specialist and evaluating treatment options. This newly revised third edition provides the latest in high-tech fertility treatments, information on alternative approaches, the current thinking on ethical considerations, and alternatives to having one's own biological child. Chapters include advice on how to find a fertility specialist, changing lifestyle habits to enhance fertility, fertility drugs and their risks, assisted reproductive technology, dealing with pregnancy loss and repeated miscarriages, and much more.

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Contents

Social and Environmental Causes of Infertility
1
Who Is a Fertility Doctor and When Do You Need One?
15
The Seven Habits of Highly Infertile People
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M. Sara Rosenthal is a bioethicist, medical journalist, and author of more than twenty widely recommended health books, including bestsellers such as The Thyroid Sourcebook, recommended by the New York Times, and The Gynecological Sourcebook, recommended by Ladies' Home Journal magazine. For more information, visit www.sarahealth.com.

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