Stay Fertile Longer: Planning Now for Pregnancy When You're Ready - In Your 20s, 30s and 40s or Today

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A comprehensive programme for women who want to be able to conceive when they are ready to have a baby. Women have been led to believe that they can have it all - but simple female biology tells another story. However, the good news is that there is a host of natural strategies every would-be mum can use today to preserve and optimise her fertility. Stay Fertile Longer offers a comprehensive and holistic programme including a fertility-promoting diet and supplement plan, fitness regimen and emotional health strategies to increase the odds of conceiving at the right time.

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Stay Fertile Longer

For a mother, "Mother Nature" seems like a real prankster.

Over the last century, life expectancy for women has increased by 30 years. And many of us are using that extra time to attain advanced degrees, establish ourselves in our careers, start up businesses, even run for political office. Yet while we've put marriage and family on hold to pursue other dreams, we are also steadily losing eggs-- and with each lost egg goes an opportunity to have a baby.

Sounds grim? It doesn't have to. The truth is, by working with Mother Nature, instead of against her, there are scores of things you can do-- starting today-- to preserve and protect your fertility.

It's a proven fact: Healthy women are fertile women. And within these pages, you'll find a comprehensive program to boost your health and optimize your fertility. Based on the best, most current advice from the top fertility experts in both conventional and alternative medicine, Stay Fertile Longer gives you all the information you need, whether you're ready to start a family today, 5 years from now, or even in the next decade! Best of all, you'll increase your odds for conceiving quickly and easily-- and without the need for expensive high-tech treatments such as in vitro fertilization.

If you're ready to start a family today, simply follow the get-pregnant-now plan in part 3. There's a frank discussion of the subtleties of lovemaking to increase conception odds, a detailed program for understanding your cycle and charting your peak fertile days each month, and even a primer on the prenatal tests you'll want to get at your next doctor visit.

What if you and your partner have tried to get pregnant for 6 months or more without success? Stay Fertile Longer has an array of natural options for overcoming fertility obstacles such as hormone imbalances or a compromised reproductive system. You'll be introduced to healing methods including massage, yoga, and herbal remedies. And in the event that you do need to resort to high-tech options, these natural remedies will complement fertility medications and assisted reproduction techniques, boosting your odds for success.

Whether you want to become a mother today or "someday," this book is for you.

MARY KITTEL is a seasoned health writer and coauthor of numerous books, including The Hormone Connection and Prevention's Ultimate Guide to Women's Health and Wellness.

DEBORAH METZGER, M.D., Ph.D., is a leading expert in the field of fertility and reproductive health. She is medical director of Helena Women's Health in San Jose, California, and was previously associate professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center. She is an advisor to the national Endometriosis Association and has lectured extensively throughout the world.

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YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL.

A CHALLENGING CAREER. A SATISFYING PERSONAL LIFE. A LOVING MATE. AND A BABY WHEN YOU'RE READY.

That's not to say, of course, that modern science has found a way to stop menopause. Once a woman's eggs are gone, so are her chances of conceiving naturally. But with the aid of Stay Fertile Longer, you can preserve those eggs as long as possible and reduce your chances of entering menopause prematurely.

Stay Fertile Longer is the first book to bring together the latest advice from scores of leading fertility experts into one precise, integrated, completely natural program to help you optimize your fertility and get pregnant quickly and easily-- whenever you're ready. In this book, you'll discover:

* An eye-opening list of popular medications and common surgical procedures that can impair or destroy fertility
* The best contraception choices to use now for enhanced fertility later
* Little-known information on commonplace household chemicals that can be surprisingly dangerous to your fertility-- and how to avoid them
* The top methods for tracking ovulation and identifying the days you're most likely to conceive each month
* The best lovemaking strategies to increase your contraception odds
* The top fertility-boosting diet-- and the foods to avoid when you're trying to conceive
* The truth about the best weight range for optimum fertility-- surprise, you can be too thin!
* Natural solutions for fertility-robbing conditiones such as hormone disorders, diabetes, high blood pressure, and thyroid disease
* The mysterious connection between stress and infertility
* Practical advice for preparing yourself spiritually and emotionally for pregnancy
* Customized action plans detailing what to do to get pregnant now, 1 to 20 years from now, or after 6 months of trying

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