The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant

The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant

by Jean M. Twenge PhD

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ISBN-13: 9781451620702
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 04/17/2012
Edition description: Original
Pages: 233
Sales rank: 200,601
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., is author of Generation Me and coauthor of The Narcissism Epidemic and a professor of psychology at San Diego State University. Her research has appeared in Time, USA TODAY, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today, Dateline, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. She holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. She lives in San Diego with her husband and two daughters.

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“This book is comforting, accurate, and very funny! I recommend it!"

—Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause

“Reducing stress is essential for healthy conception, and this book is sure to help!”

—Stephanie McClellan, M.D., coauthor of So Stressed

"Psychology professor Twenge (Generation Me) cuts to the chase in this wonderful (and often humorous) guide to getting pregnant—and fast. The author explains that when she was trying to conceive, she read everything she could get her hands on—and found that much of the commonly accepted information was false. She decided to set matters straight and help women get pregnant as quickly and effortlessly as possible. Twenge takes a active and confident approach from the get-go, assuring women that if they use her methods of “fertility awareness,” there’s a good chance of getting pregnant on the first try. She offers three ways to determine the time of ovulation: charting, ovulation predictor kits, and fertility monitors, advising that the “Very Impatient Woman” use all three. Twenge details the vital importance of timing, citing research on the best days—and hours—to procreate as well as to synchronize ovulation with the chances for a boy or girl. This is a fine science, indeed, but Twenge explains her approach with clarity and precision. She debunks the myth that a relaxed attitude affects outcome and shoots down outdated statistics (e.g., oft- cited research about the fertility of women over 35 culled from birth records from France in the 1600s). Women hoping to conceive will swiftly find very helpful information in this manageable, informative, and entertaining guide." — Publishers Weekly

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The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is packed with research based information and helps clear up a great deal of the confusing information floating around about improving your chances of conceiving. Written in a lighthearted manner, this book is a great read and had some strategies that helped! I am 6 weeks pregnant!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i want to tell all the women in the world with no child that there is hope for you all, because i was also a barren woman, i had no child for the past 8 years and i contacted my doctor and he told me that there is no way on earth that i can ever getting pregnant, because of my previous abortion i did for my ex husband, so i was confused and my husband was tired and told me that we should adopt a child, so i was so sad in such a way that i had to talk to a friend about adopting a child my friend told me to forget about adopting a child, with this she then introduced me to a spiritual leader whom i contacted and i explained everything to her and immediately she told me not to worry that all my problems will be solved, so i believed and did as she asked me, including applying her fertility medicine. After two week i went to the hospital for a total test and i found out that i was pregnant and today am now a mother, so if you are barren or childless kindly contact her on nativeiyabasira@yahoo.com and +441133201124
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Waste of money