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Title:
Getting pregnant and staying pregnant : overcoming infertility and managing your high-risk pregnancy
Author:
Raab, Diana, 1954-
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Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Alameda, Calif. : Hunter House Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Previously published in 1991.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780897932387
Format :
Book

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Author is a nursing consultant. Text includes the latest information on fertility tests, treatments ranging from improved in-vitro fertilization to updated drug combinations and dosages, genetic testing, screening for hereditary abnormalities, using the Internet, and more.


Table of Contents

Harry Farb, M.D.
Forewordp. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
1 Causes of Infertilityp. 5
2 Infertility Testingp. 26
3 Positive Alternatives for the Infertile Couplep. 42
4 High-Risk Factors Before Pregnancyp. 55
5 High-Risk Complications During Pregnancyp. 71
6 Sexuality and Nutrition for Pregnant Womenp. 102
7 Tests, Tests, Testsp. 118
8 Bed Rest and Medicationsp. 148
9 Miscarriagep. 161
10 Other Lossesp. 170
11 Cesarean Birthp. 190
12 Premature Babiesp. 210
13 Preventing Birth Defectsp. 231
14 Genetic Risksp. 239
15 Issues, Ethics, and Decision Makingp. 253
Appendix A The Reproductive Systemp. 265
Appendix B Postnatal Exercise Programp. 277
Appendix C Support Groups and Associations in the USA and Canadap. 280
Glossaryp. 290
Bibliographyp. 302
Indexp. 305