The Complete Guide to Fertility and Family Planning

The Complete Guide to Fertility and Family Planning

by Sarah Freeman, Vern L. Bullough
     
 

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Can anything be done to help the many thousands of would-be-parents who are frustrated and disappointed in their efforts to conceive? This comprehensive overview of fertility and methods of conception discusses physical and psychological causes for infertility; cuts through many popular misconceptions and explains what tests and procedures to expect; outlines… See more details below

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Can anything be done to help the many thousands of would-be-parents who are frustrated and disappointed in their efforts to conceive? This comprehensive overview of fertility and methods of conception discusses physical and psychological causes for infertility; cuts through many popular misconceptions and explains what tests and procedures to expect; outlines self-help procedures, techniques of intercourse, special treatments (hormones, surgery, etc.), and in-vitro fertilization.

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A comprehensive overview of fertility and conception that discusses both the physical and psychological causes of infertility. The authors first outline how doctors determine what is causing a couple's infertility. They then describe the various options available, including alternative techniques of intercourse, hormonal and surgical treatments, and in vitro fertilization. Paper edition (798-1), $15.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780879757984
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Pages:
129
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.44(d)

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