Stay Fertile Longer: Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant Now--Or Whenever You're Ready

Overview

Many women today dream of having it all-a challenging career, a satisfying personal life, a loving mate, and a baby whenever they're ready. But there's no denying the fact that their biological clocks are ticking away. The odds of conceiving drop by 15 to 20 percent for a woman in her early 30s and plummet to less than 50 percent when she's in her 40s. The good news is that there are a host of natural strategies every would-be mom can use today to preserve and optimize her fertility, so that she can conceive ...

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Overview

Many women today dream of having it all-a challenging career, a satisfying personal life, a loving mate, and a baby whenever they're ready. But there's no denying the fact that their biological clocks are ticking away. The odds of conceiving drop by 15 to 20 percent for a woman in her early 30s and plummet to less than 50 percent when she's in her 40s. The good news is that there are a host of natural strategies every would-be mom can use today to preserve and optimize her fertility, so that she can conceive quickly and easily when she's ready.

Here women will discover:
- An eye-opening list of popular medications that can impair or destroy fertility

- The best contraception choices to use now for enhanced fertility later

- Common household chemicals that can be dangerous to your fertility-and how to avoid them

- Lovemaking strategies to boost your conception odds

- The top fertility-boosting diet-and the foods to avoid when you're trying to conceive

- The connection between stress and infertility

ยท- Customized action plans telling what to do to get pregnant now, up to 20 years from now, or after 6 months of trying

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"This book offers a good deal of solid nutritional and medical information in a comfortable, easy-to-understand fashion. Especially useful is the author's ability to synthesize complex information."--Publishers Weekly

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594860539
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 901,976
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 8.88 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Kittel is a seasoned health writer and coauthor of numerous books, including Prevention's Ultimate Guide to Women's Health and Wellness, The Hormone Connection, and Fit, Not Fat, at Forty Plus. She lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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 is an advisor to the national Endometriosis Association. She has lectured extensively throughout the world on women's fertility issues. She lives in Woodside, California.

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