IVF and Beyond For Dummies

IVF and Beyond For Dummies

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by Karin Hammarberg
     
 

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A guide to the medical, emotional, legal and financial aspects of IVF and life after treatment

Are you trying for a baby but suspect you may have an infertility problem and need IVF to conceive? IVF & Beyond For Dummies gives you clear advice on the causes of infertility, getting ready for IVF, the steps involved in treatment and managing the ups and downs of

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A guide to the medical, emotional, legal and financial aspects of IVF and life after treatment

Are you trying for a baby but suspect you may have an infertility problem and need IVF to conceive? IVF & Beyond For Dummies gives you clear advice on the causes of infertility, getting ready for IVF, the steps involved in treatment and managing the ups and downs of this difficult time. This comprehensive guide also prepares you for life post-IVF.

  • Find out why you can't fall pregnant — learn about the causes of infertility and what it takes to get a diagnosis
  • Improve your chances of IVF success — change your lifestyle to boost your fertility
  • Understand IVF step-by-step — get detailed, easy-to-follow explanations of what happens in a treatment cycle
  • Navigate the system — educate yourself about the legal and financial realities of IVF
  • Take charge — be empowered to make informed decisions about your IVF treatment
  • Manage treatment stress — discover strategies for surviving the emotional turmoil of IVF
  • Help a friend — get advice on how to support a loved one who's undergoing IVF
  • Enjoy life after IVF — find out what's special about being pregnant, giving birth and parenting after IVF

Open the book and find:

  • Tips for improving your odds of having a baby with IVF
  • How to estimate your likelihoodof treatment success
  • Explanations of the drugs usedin IVF
  • Ways to survive the emotional highs and lows of the IVF journey
  • Advice on using a donor
  • Strategies for coping when treatment doesn't work
  • Ideas for handling your lifepost-IVF
  • Tips for enjoying your IVF baby

Learn to:

  • Manage the emotional roller-coaster of infertility and IVF
  • Assess the treatment options for you and your partner
  • Translate the medical jargon so you know what's happening, and why
  • Enjoy your life post-IVF — whatever the outcome

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781742169460
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/22/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
412,906
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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