by Ann Douglas
Unlike all those otherbossy, tell-you-what-to-do titles, this funny, entertaining guide presents expectant parents with all the facts on such perennial hot topics as pain relief during labor, episiotomy, and circumcision, and empowers them to make informed personal choices. It's packed with tools you won't find anywhere else.
The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby
by Ann Douglas, John R. Sussman
Now thoroughly updated with more than 200 pages of new and completely revised material, including week-by-week pregnancy tips, The Unofficial Guide� to Having a Baby gives savvy parents-to-be like you a foolproof appraisal of what works and what doesn't--revealing things even your doctor won't (or can't) tell you, with unbiased recommendations that are not influenced by any company, product, or organization.
Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health
by Toni Weschler
Taking Charge of Your Fertility has helped literally hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, or simply gain better control of their health and lives. This book thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method.
How To Choose the Sex of Your Baby
by Landrum B., Md Shettles, David M. Rorvik
In this new edition, Dr. Shettles provides updates on the support of the Shettles method and information on competing methods. He includes information on the new ovulation-timing technologies and gives recommendations for the proper use of alkaline and acidic douches to enhance both boy and girl methods, and an explanation of the underlying rationale for those methods.
The Couple's Guide to Fertility: Entirely Revised and Updated With the Newest Scientific Techniques to Help You Have a Baby
by Gary S., Md Berger, Marc, Md Goldstein, Mark Fuerst
The only fertility book written by a world-class urologist and a leading OB/GYN, along with a professional writer who has experienced infertility himself, The Couple's Guide to Fertility is uniquely geared to advise both male and female readers on topics ranging from hormone therapies to surgical treatments, including in vitro fertilization, as well as options such as adoption, surrogate motherhood, and the use of egg and sperm donors.
Making a Baby: Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant
by Debra Fulghum Bruce, Samuel S. Thatcher M.D. Ph.D.
There have been remarkable advances in fertility technology and choices in the last few years, with pregnancy success rates skyrocketing. Now Making a Baby provides the information you need to become your most fertile--and increase your chances for having the baby you've always wanted. Up-to-date, comprehensive, written with compassion and clarity, this book reveals how to protect, increase, and extend your fertility.
Conquering Infertilites: Dr. Alice Domar's Mind/Body Guide to Enhancing Fertility and Coping with Infertility
by Alice D., Phd Domar, Alice Lesch Kelly
In Conquering Infertility, Harvard psychologist Dr. Alice Domar-whom Vogue named the "Fertility Goddess"-provides infertile women with what they need most: stress relief, support, and hope. Within a year, more than 50 percent of the patients who used her mind/body techniques along with their infertility treatment conceived pregnancies that resulted in a baby, compared with 20 percent who did not use the mind/body tools.
Getting Pregnant the Natural Way (Women's Natural Health Series)
by D. S. Feingold, Deborah Gordon
Are you experiencing infertility?Written by an authority in complementary medicine, Getting Pregnant the Natural Way is a compassionate guide that offers natural approaches to help you now. Drawing on the benefits of herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutritional therapies, and mind-body medicine in conjunction with the latest medical therapies, Dr. Deborah Gordon explains the mechanisms of fertility and the possible causes of infertility, then outlines a simple six-step program to help you.
In Pursuit of Fertility: A Fertility Expert Tells You How to Get Pregnant
by Robert R. Franklin, Dorothy Brockman
A world-renowned leader in the field offers a comprehensive discussion of infertility in this sensitive, supportive book, and discusses options in pregnancy, adoption, and surrogacy.
Stay Fertile Longer: Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant Now--Or Whenever You're Ready
by Mary Kittel
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.
Before Your Pregnancy: A 90 Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception
by Niels Lauersen (Author), Colette Bouchez
Whether you are young and fertile, over 40 and having trouble conceiving, or anywhere in between, here is the best resource to help you get pregnant. The only must-have fertility book, Getting Pregnant, completely revised and updated, not only addresses the needs of those who cannot conceive but serves as the ultimate guide for anyone planning to have a baby, now or in the future.
The Infertility Cure: The Ancient Chinese Wellness Program for Getting Pregnant and Having Healthy Babies
by Randine Lewis
The Infertility Cure gives women an effective, natural means of supporting their efforts to get pregnant. Based on techniques and remedies drawn from traditional Chinese medicine, this program shows readers how to increase their overall health and well-being, strengthen the organs and systems vital to reproduction, heal specific conditions that may affect fertility, and even support Western-based reproductive technology such as IVF and hormone therapy.
Before Your Pregnancy: A 90 Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception
by Amy Ogle, Lisa Mazzullo
Before Your Pregnancy is a breakthrough book for prospective parents--a completely detailed resource that prepares mothers and fathers-to-be to conceive the healthiest baby possible, to make pregnancy and delivery easier, and to foster the mental and physical well-being of their infant child. Created by two experienced health-care professionals, this unique handbook not only discusses virtually every aspect of preconception that affects a healthy baby, it tells you how to handle each one.
The Whole Person Fertility Program: A Revolutionary Mind-Body Process to Help You Conceive
by Niravi B. Payne, Brenda Lane Richardson
The Language of Fertility provides a unique program for conscious conception that includes the Whole Person Fertility Program, offering exercises and visualizations for uncovering and exploring family histories, beliefs, and emotions that can affect fertility--and much more. 7 illustrations.
Experiencing Infertility: An Essential Resource
by Debby Peoples, Harriette Rovner Ferguson
One of every six couples in America is experiencing infertility, a devastating crisis that affects men and women individually and as a couple. This comforting and informative book addresses the medical, financial, and emotional issues that couples must work through while resolving their infertility. Written in a question-and-answer format, this sympathetic book offers practical advice on how to contend with the emotional ups and downs of infertility-from learning how to communicate feelings more effectively to coping with the losses of failed treatments or miscarriages.
Infertility Diet: Get Pregnant and Prevent Miscarriarge
by Fern Reiss
The Infertility Diet: Get Pregnant and Prevent Miscarriage supplies specific nutritional advice for couples with problems including sperm count, motility, morphology and clumping; miscarriage; candida albicans; cervical fluid; endometriosis; estrogen/progesterone balance; hypothyroidism; luteal phase defects; ovulation; PCO; elevated prolactin levels; and prostaglandin. Learn what foods to eat--and what foods to avoid--to get pregnant and carry your baby to term.
Pennies from Heaven: 101 Mediations for Couples Trying to Get Pregnant
by Frances Stone, Philip Stone
Pennies from Heaven offers much-needed comfort, support, and hope in the form of 101 daily meditations. Each entry begins with a quote or idea for the day, followed by a thoughtful discussion. Written by a couple who underwent their own difficulties attempting to conceive (with eventually happy results), Pennies from Heaven offers perspectives for both men and women, and covers issues from the mundane to the more philosophical, and everything that comes between. At once funny, tender, and wise, it provides the kind of solace that most infertility books can't--the kind that comes from the heart.
Before You Conceive: The Complete Prepregnancy Guide
by John R. Sussman, B. Blake Levitt
The most authoritative, comprehensive guide to the critically important concern of reducing the risks to one's baby before conception is sure to become a classic in the field of preventive medicine.
Chasing the Gender Dream
by Jennifer Merrill Thompson
Did you know that a baby can be preselected for gender, that you now can virtually pick "pink" or "blue"? This book tells you how. "Chasing the Gender Dream" is a detailed guide to gender selection of a child--from the perspective of someone who researched all the methods for conceiving a daughter, who tried a few and who ultimately succeeded.
The Fastest Way to Get Pregnant Naturally
by Christopher D. Williams
You've thought about it, talked about it, weighed the options, and decided to take the plunge and get pregnant. But who wants to wait months or even years to conceive? You're ready now! For the millions of couples who want to have a baby, here's the perfect resource to help maximize their chances for a natural conception and get pregnant on their own timetable. Written by an OB-GYN and fertility specialist, this book draws on all the latest information and technology to show how careful planning, diet, exercise, frequency, and timing of intercourse can influence a woman's chances for conception.