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Making a Baby: Everything You Need to Know to Get Pregnant

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You may have waited a long time. You may have tried and tried.

Now your chances of having a baby are better than ever!

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, with essential information on:

- The optimal frequency, timing, and sexual positions for getting pregnant

- Surprising new findings on which foods and exercise programs boost fertility--and which ones actually decrease your chances

- Advances in baby-boosting medications--and a complete assessment of risks, costs, and alternatives

- Breakthrough medical techniques that help achieve pregnancy without the risk of multiples

- Avoiding the common--and often hidden--threats to fertility at work, at home, and in public places

- Choosing the A.R.T. (assisted reproductive technology) that's right for you

- Special issues for midlife mothers

- What every man should know about his long-term reproductive health

- How to minimize emotional stress and keep your relationship strong

- How to work with your HMO to get the right treatments--at the right cost

This detailed, insightful, and meticulously researched book will help guide you to a wonderful new beginning as a parent!

Synopsis:

Up to date, comprehensive, and written with compassion and clarity, this book reveals how to protect, increase, and extend one's fertility, with the essential information women need to increase their chances for having the baby they've always wanted.

Synopsis:

You may have waited a long time. You may have tried and tried. Now your chances of having a baby are better than ever!

 

For ten years, Making a Baby has been the definitive source for couples who want to get pregnant, offering vital information on fertility technology, advances in baby-boosting medications, and cutting-edge medical techniques. Written with compassion and clarity, and now with even more tips on the best ways to prepare the body to get pregnant, this invaluable book, in a newly revised and updated edition, reveals how to protect, increase, and extend your fertility. Inside you’ll find

 

• the four basic requirements for reproduction

• findings from the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study that explain dietary ways to boost fertility

• breakthrough information connecting insulin levels with ovulation

• updates on the importance of marine omega-3 fatty acids in your baby’s development

• groundbreaking pregnancy advice for women over 35

• news about polycystic ovary syndrome—and the recommended fertility drugs that may temporarily override this condition and boost chances of conception

• what every man should know about his long-term reproductive health, including the most recent findings on male infertility

 

This detailed, insightful, and meticulously researched book will help guide you to a wonderful new beginning as a parent!

 

About the Author

Debra Fulghum Bruce is a medical writer and author of sixty books on health and wellness, including The Sinus Cure and The Fibromyalgia Handbook.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345518774
Author:
Thatcher, Samuel
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Berg, Britt
Author:
Samuel Thatcher, M.D.
Author:
Bruce, Debra Fulghum
Author:
Thatcher, Samuel Md
Subject:
Parenting - Child Rearing
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Reproductive Medicine & Technology
Subject:
Infertility
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Child Care
Subject:
Fertility, human
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Infertility and Planning
Subject:
Parenting
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
CHARTS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.22x6.58x.92 in. 1.24 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Family Planning
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Infertility and Planning
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Pregnancy and Birth
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference

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"Synopsis" by , Up to date, comprehensive, and written with compassion and clarity, this book reveals how to protect, increase, and extend one's fertility, with the essential information women need to increase their chances for having the baby they've always wanted.
"Synopsis" by , You may have waited a long time. You may have tried and tried. Now your chances of having a baby are better than ever!

 

For ten years, Making a Baby has been the definitive source for couples who want to get pregnant, offering vital information on fertility technology, advances in baby-boosting medications, and cutting-edge medical techniques. Written with compassion and clarity, and now with even more tips on the best ways to prepare the body to get pregnant, this invaluable book, in a newly revised and updated edition, reveals how to protect, increase, and extend your fertility. Inside you’ll find

 

• the four basic requirements for reproduction

• findings from the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study that explain dietary ways to boost fertility

• breakthrough information connecting insulin levels with ovulation

• updates on the importance of marine omega-3 fatty acids in your baby’s development

• groundbreaking pregnancy advice for women over 35

• news about polycystic ovary syndrome—and the recommended fertility drugs that may temporarily override this condition and boost chances of conception

• what every man should know about his long-term reproductive health, including the most recent findings on male infertility

 

This detailed, insightful, and meticulously researched book will help guide you to a wonderful new beginning as a parent!

 

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