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The Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth

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Publisher Comments:

The first book of its kind, The Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy, and Birthdelivers on the promise of its title. It is a step-by-step guide to the physical and emotional aspects of conception through delivery, providing easy-to-understand charts and illustrations, checklists, groundbreaking fertility information, and personal exercises geared specifically toward lesbians. Reflecting the unique experience of lesbian mothers in a manner never before addressed, The Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy, and Birthis both practical, providing lesbians with everything they need to know to become mothers, and inspirational, addressing the social issues surrounding lesbian pregnancy in an empowering manner. Comprehensive and indispensable, this book will serve as a literary midwife to the growing number of lesbian mothers.

Features:

Resource guides to fertility centers and informaton

Resource guides to legal and medical information

Sample medical and legal forms and contracts

Fertility charts

Nutritional charts

Glossary

Marketing Plans:

o Awareness campaigns to fertility clinics and midwiveries

o Awareness campaigns to gay and lesbian community centers and health clinics

o National advertising: The Advocate, Out, Alternative Family Magazine

Stephanie Brilland Kim Toevsrun and serve as midwives for Maia Midwifery, and they are faculty instructors for the Midwifery Institute of California. Members of the California Association of Midwives, and the Midwives Alliance of North America, they make their home in Berkeley, California.

Synopsis:

Full Title: 'Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy and Birth'. An indispensable book for the growing number of lesbians planning to start a family.

About the Author

Kim Toevs is the co-founder of Maia Midwifery and Preconception Services in Berkeley, Calif., which has achieved national recognition by helping thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals with every aspect of creating a family. She now lives in Portland, Ore., where she works in the field of HIV prevention and public health.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555836269
Author:
Toevs, Kim
Author:
Brill, Stephanie A.
Author:
Brill, Stephanie
Publisher:
Alyson Books
Location:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Pregnancy
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth - Childbirth
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Childbirth
Subject:
Lesbian mothers
Subject:
Conception
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1625-C
Publication Date:
20020201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
0.00 x 0.00 in

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