Synopses & Reviews
Winner of the 2010 American Fertility Association Illumination Award, for making a positive contribution to the world of fertility and family building.
Your very own consultation with the world’s leading fertility doctors!
The trailblazing fertility program at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center has pioneered many of the procedures that are now standard practices in fertility centers around the world. If you can’t get to New York for a consultation with Dr. Rosenwaks and Dr. Goldstein, A Baby At Last! puts the doctors’ expertise down on paper, offering all the information you need on the latest fertility treatments in order to make informed decisions. In this comprehensive, practical, and up-to-date handbook for diagnosing and treating infertility in both men and women, you’ll get invaluable advice on:
• When to seek help: you may not need to wait at all
• Finding the right doctors, and knowing the tough questions you need to ask
• What tests to have for him and her, when to have them, and why
• Whether or not you’re a candidate for advanced treatments, including IVF, ICSI, and beyond
Covering everything from the latest technologies to the emotional hurdles associated with infertility, Drs. Rosenwaks and Goldstein share the knowledge and expertise that make the pregnancy success rates for Weill Cornell patients among the highest in the world. Here, as never before, is a book that can help you, too, bring home a baby at last!
“One of my toughest fights was to father children with my loving wife, Bernadette. After two failed previous surgeries, I found Dr. Goldstein. He is the best ‘cut man’ I ever had. My greatest victories are my Olympic gold medal, my world titles, and my family, the last one with thanks due to Dr. Goldstein.”—“Sugar” Ray Leonard, six-time world boxing champion
"A clear and enlightening summary of the current state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of couples who are struggling with infertility. Both authors are world renowned and respected in their fields. They offer sensible advise and guidelines to the reader that encompass all categories of male and female fertility issues, including medical, anatomical, environmental and emotional impacts. It is an easy read that I would highly recommend to the couple starting out on their quest for pregnancy."—Sami S. David, M.D., co-author of Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility
"A Baby at Last!" is a practical comprehensive review of the issues surrounding infertility.
“The text is reader-friendly and accentuated with informative ‘Take Home Messages’ that will help couples expand their knowledge and foster fertility success.”
“When I think about my association with Dr. Zev Rosenwaks, I think about the extraordinary talent and intelligence that allows him to combine nature and genius, to create new life. I am forever in awe of this, and I'm forever grateful for his wonderful talent.”—Celine Dion
“A Baby at Last!” is a practical comprehensive review of the issues surrounding infertility. Men and women alike will find the text a helpful guide through the often difficult maze of decision-making during the evaluation and treatment of infertility."—John A. Rock, dean of Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
A comprehensive, readable guide to overcoming infertility from two of the world's leading infertility experts, Drs. Rosenwaks and Goldstein.
About the Author
ZEV ROSENWAKS, MD
is the Director of The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, the world-renowned infertility clinic at New York Weill Cornell. He is a world known authority on reproductive endocrinology and infertility and one of the founding pioneers in the assisted reproductive technologies. He was part of the medical team that successfully used IVF for the first time in the U.S.
in 1981. Dr. Rosenwaks is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and was appointed an endowed professorship in 1994 -- the Revlon Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and received his subspecialty certification in Reproductive Endocrinology in 1981. MARC GOLDSTEIN, MD
is Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Professor of Urology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Surgeon-in-Chief, Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Executive Director, Men's Service Center
of the Cornell Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Director of the Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery at the New York Weill Cornell University Medical Center
. He is Senior Scientist with the Population Council's Center for Biomedical Research, located on the campus of Rockefeller University
. He recently became the Matthew P. Hardy Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Urology at Weill Cornell and in Spring 2008 was named Doctor of Science (Honorary) at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.MARK L. FUERST
is a health and medical writer and the co-author of nine books, including the three editions of The Couple's Guide to Fertility
As a free-lance journalist for more than 30 years, his articles have appeared in popular consumer magazines such as Family Circle
, Woman's Day
, Health, Parents,
. His articles on fertility have appeared in Good Housekeeping
, Woman’s World, Baby Talk,
and the United Features newspaper syndicate. Fuerst earned a biology degree from Dickinson College
and a master’s degree in journalism from the University
. He lives in Brooklyn, NY
, with his wife and two children.