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Getting pregnant when you thought you couldn't : the interactive guide that helps you beat the odds
Rosenberg, Helane S.
Personal Author:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Warner Books, [2001]

Physical Description:
xix, 488 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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RG201 .R67 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This fully revised and updated edition features the latest research and Web site information on new fertility medications, modern In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) techniques, and recent developments in third-party procedures.

Author Notes

Helane S. Rosenberg, Ph.D., and Yakov M. Epstein, Ph.D., are consultants to IVF New Jersey and members of the Advisory Board of the International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID)

Table of Contents

Gary S. Berger, M.D.
Authors' Notep. xiii
Forewordp. xv
Prologuep. xvii
Chapter 1 Ten Pointers to Help You Get Pregnant When You Thought You Couldn'tp. 1
Chapter 2 Helping Yourself Through Infertility: The Getting Pregnant Workoutp. 27
Chapter 3 The Miracle of Lifep. 69
Chapter 4 Diagnostic Testing: Finding Out What Is Wrongp. 85
Chapter 5 The Treatments of Infertilityp. 122
Chapter 6 Using the Getting Pregnant Workout to Help You Through Treatmentp. 153
Chapter 7 The "ART" of Getting Pregnant: Assisted Reproductive Technologiesp. 179
Chapter 8 Helping Yourself Through ART--Financially and Emotionallyp. 201
Chapter 9 All About Third-Party Pregnancyp. 231
Chapter 10 Egg Donation: Braving the New Frontierp. 252
Chapter 11 Using Third Parties to Help You Get Pregnant: Sperm Donation, Surrogacy, and Embryo Donationp. 288
Chapter 12 Secondary Infertility: The Loneliest Kindp. 314
Chapter 13 Pregnancy Loss After Infertilityp. 339
Chapter 14 The Internet and Infertilityp. 356
Chapter 15 Questions and Answersp. 373
Afterword: Parenting After Infertilityp. 399
Clinic Resourcesp. 403
Glossaryp. 439
Endnotesp. 465
Indexp. 477