Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. People do it too—have babies, that is—but sometimes they need a little help getting there. Often the problem is simple and can be handled without medical intervention. Unfortunately, in many cases it’s more complicated and can lead to a long, costly, and emotionally trying treatment process. Each year, more than 6 million people become fertility patients in the United States, alone. And they’re just the ones who can afford treatments which can cost as much as $20,000—with no guarantee of success.
Ready for a baby but having a hard time conceiving? In this friendly guide, fertility patient, Jackie Meyers-Thompson and fertility expert Sharon Perkins use humor, heartache, and the real-life experiences of actual patients to cover the complete fertility story. In jargon-free language, they clue you in on the essentials of human reproduction and what can impede it. And they tell you what you need to know to:
From basic life-style changes to in vitro fertilization, Fertility For Dummies covers all the basic and high-tech fertility choices available. You’ll discover what you need to know about:
Relax, discover your fertility options, and let Fertility For Dummies be your guide to having a baby.
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"This book is like having a friend and a fertility expert with you every step of the way."
—Joan Lunden, mom and broadcast journalist
Explains the basic and high-tech fertility choices
When getting pregnant gets hard, use this guide to help you succeed
Are you ready for a baby but having a hard time conceiving? This friendly guide uses humor, heartache, and the real-life experiences of actual patients to cover the complete fertility story – including the latest advances and hopes for the future. Find out when to see a specialist, what's involved in treatment, and how to manage your worries.
The Dummies Way
Jackie Meyers-Thompson, a public relations professional, spent more than three years becoming a successful student of high-tech fertility when she and her spouse simply tried to conceive.
Sharon Perkins, RN, is Nurse Coordinator at a large infertility clinic visited by patients from around the world.
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Book Description For Dummies, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110764525492
Book Description John Wiley & Sons. Book Condition: New. pp. 384. Bookseller Inventory # 7570138