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Zita West's Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception: Essential Advice on Preparing Your Body for IVF and Other Fertility Treatments
     

Zita West's Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception: Essential Advice on Preparing Your Body for IVF and Other Fertility Treatments

by Zita West
 

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A leading fertility and pregnancy expert offers a clear, yet sensitive guide to all aspects of fertility, for anyone considering medical intervention or those who have already started assisted fertility treatment
 
Embarking on IVF—or any assisted fertility treatment—can be a very demanding and

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A leading fertility and pregnancy expert offers a clear, yet sensitive guide to all aspects of fertility, for anyone considering medical intervention or those who have already started assisted fertility treatment
 
Embarking on IVF—or any assisted fertility treatment—can be a very demanding and stressful experience, but the right physical, nutritional, and emotional support can lessen these stresses and strains and increase the chances of success. Here a leading fertility and pregnancy expert offers an in-depth explanation of all aspects of fertility and, uniquely, addresses the issues involved in using assisted conception. She explains fertility from preconception and trying naturally to assisted conception, what is involved in the IVF process, how to prepare your body to increase the chances of conceiving successfully, the importance of a proactive approach to diet and nutritionm, and how complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, can increase the chances of success. Including interviews with leading experts in the field, case histories from patients, and the author's own holistic principles, this is an invaluable guide for the growing number of people who are considering, or have already embarked on, medical intervention to enable them to conceive.

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"Zita is often referred to as a fertility and pregnancy guru . . . that's exactly what she is. And I'm definitely one of her followers . . ."  —Kate Winslet, actor

"I can't imagine how I would have coped without Zita. Not only did she give me sound, rational advice, but invaluable emotional support and guidance along the way."  —Jemma Kidd, former model and author of Jemma Kidd Make-up Masterclass

"West is renowned for helping women to get pregnant when everything else has failed."  —Times

"One of Europe's leading authorities on using natural health to enhance fertility."  —Style magazine

"Should be recommended to potential patients at an early stage in their investigation and treatment."  —Professor William Ledger, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Head of Unit, University of Sheffield

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780091929343
Publisher:
Random House UK
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Pages:
500
Sales rank:
492,711
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Zita West has been involved in fertility and pregnancy for more than 25 years as a midwife, a nutritional advisor, an acupuncturist, and consultant. She is the author of Fertility and Conception: A Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant, Plan to Get Pregnant: 10 Steps to Maximum Fertility, and Pregnancy: The Natural Way.

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