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It Starts with the Egg (Second Edition): How the Science of Egg ...
by Rebecca Fett

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

February 28, 2019

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A practical and evidence-backed approach for improving egg quality and fertility— fully revised and updated in 2019. <br /><br />The latest scientific research reveals that egg quality has a powerful impact on how long it takes to get pregnant and the risk of miscarriage. Poor egg quality is in fact the single most important cause of age-related infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and failed IVF cycles. <br /><br />Based on a vast array of scientific research, It Starts with the Egg provides a comprehensive program for improving egg quality in three months, with specific advice tailored to a variety of fertility challenges— including endometriosis, unexplained infertility, diminished ovarian reserve, PCOS, and recurrent miscarriage. <br /><br />With concrete strategies such as minimizing exposure to common toxins, choosing the right vitamins and supplements to safeguard developing eggs, and harnessing nutritional advice shown to boost IVF success rates, this book offers practical solutions that will help you get pregnant faster and deliver a healthy baby. <br /><br />“Rebecca Fett’s first edition of ‘It Starts with the Egg’ revolutionized the way the fertility community viewed supplements and the impact of environmental toxins on reproductive health. Through summarizing evidence-based research, she took the guess work out of recommendations. I’m thrilled to have a new edition to recommend to my patients."<br />- Dr. Lora Shahine, M.D., FACOG, Director of the Center for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at Pacific NW Fertility,
Biohack: A high-tech conspiracy thriller (Shadow Operatives Book ...
by J.D. Lasica

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

May 16, 2018

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<h2>What price would you pay to know the truth?</h2><br /><h3>Kaden Baker, an elite hacker and covert ops specialist, finds her life turned upside down when she discovers that the parents who raised her were imposters.</h3>Were they hired by the same shadowy figure who’s been financing her high-stakes secret missions beneath the Vatican and in Washington, D.C.? <br /><br />She crosses paths with Valerie, a special ed teacher still haunted by her toddler’s drowning accident. Together they’re drawn to a mysterious biotech company where they make one startling discovery after another. But each step closer to the truth puts their lives at greater risk.<br /> <br />The stakes couldn’t be higher—for Kaden’s freedom, for Valerie’s fate, and for the future direction of humanity itself.<br /><br /><hr /><br /><h2>From reader reviews of ‘Biohack’</h2><br />★★★★★ “Kept me on the edge of my seat.” <br />★★★★★ “Riveting roller coaster ride.”<br />★★★★★ “This book cries out to be a movie.”<br />★★★★★ “Fast-paced, intelligent, gripping.”<br />★★★★★ “I read it nonstop in a single sitting.”<br />★★★★★ “The ending is a shocker.”<br /><br />“<em>Biohack</em> blew me away.” <br />– Shel Israel<br /><br />“<em>Biohack</em> is the Dan Brown-meets-Lara Croft-meets-Michael Crichton thriller we’ve been waiting for.”<br />– Saul Tanpepper<br /> <br />“Fantastic! It's like a summer-blockbuster action flick with a brain. One of the top thrillers of 2018.” <br />– Denise Howell<br /> <br /><strong>Get it now!</strong> <em>Biohack</em> is a roller-coaster thrill ride that appeals to both the head and the heart—with a shocking twist you won't see coming. <br /><br />Perfect for fans of the late, great Michael Crichton, James Rollins, A.G. Riddle, and Tim Tigner. <strong>Includes a surprise freebie!</strong>
The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertilit...
by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

Language

English

Pages

433

Publication Date

January 15, 2019

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<h2><strong>MENSTRUATION ISN'T JUST ABOUT HAVING BABIES</strong></h2><br />Your menstrual cycle is a vital sign, just like your pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure. And it provides you with essential information about your health.<b><em>The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles and Optimize Your Fertility</em></b> brings together over 1,000 meticulously researched scientific references in a textbook-quality guide to understanding your menstrual cycle.<br /> <br /><h3><b>In this book you’ll learn:</b></h3><ul><br /> <li>What a normal cycle looks like;</li><br /> <li>The best way to chart your cycle and increase your fertility awareness;</li><br /> <li>How best to manage critical aspects of your health, including better sleep, exercise and a healthier diet;</li><br /> <li>Natural methods for managing period pain and PMS;</li><br /> <li>How to successfully avoid pregnancy without the pill; and</li><br /> <li>How to plan ahead if you do want to get pregnant.</li></ul><br /><em>The Fifth Vital Sign</em> aims to better connect women with their menstrual cycles, to break the myth that ovulation is only important when you're ready to have a baby.<br /> <br /><h2><strong>READ <em>THE FIFTH VITAL SIGN</em> TO BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR HEALTH AND FERTILITY</strong></h2><br />Whether children are a part of your future plans or not, your health matters. Start learning more now, and take control of your health.<br /> <br /><h2><strong>ABOUT THE AUTHOR</strong></h2><br />Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner. She teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception, and overall health monitoring. In her work, Lisa draws heavily from the current scientific literature and presents an evidence-based approach to fertility awareness and menstrual cycle optimization.
Williams Obstetrics, 25th Edition
by , Barbara L. Hoffman

Language

English

Pages

1344

Publication Date

June 01, 2018

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<p><b>The world’s premier obstetrics guide–now updated with a greater focus on maternal-fetal medicine </b></p> <p><b><i>A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! </i></b></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>The obstetrics text that has defined the discipline for generations of obstetrician-gynecologists is now more timely—and essential—than ever. Written by authors from the nationally known University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Williams Obstetrics maintains its trademark comprehensive coverage and applicability at the bedside, while offering the most current perspective of the field.</p> <p>This landmark text begins with fundamental discussions of reproductive anatomy and physiology. These dovetail into clinical chapters covering obstetrical complications such as preterm labor, pregnancy-related infection, hemorrhage, and hypertension, among others. Representing the culmination of a century of clinical thought, the new Twenty-Fifth Edition is enhanced by more than 1,000 full-color illustrations plus an increased emphasis on the fast-growing subspecialty of maternal-fetal medicine.</p> <p>Features</p> <p>•<span></span>Entire section on the diagnosis and treatment of fetal disorders, providing deeper insights into fetal complications in <span></span>utero</p> <p>•<span></span>Traditional focus on the varied medical and surgical disorders that can complicate pregnancy</p> <p>•<span></span>1,000 eye-catching illustrations, including updated graphs, sonograms, MRIs, photographs, and photomicrographs</p> <p>•<span></span>Solid evidence-based approach highlights the scientific underpinnings of clinical obstetrics, with special emphasis <span></span>on physiological principles</p> <p>•<span></span>Current professional and academic guidelines are incorporated into the text and appear in easy-to-read tables</p> <p>•<span></span>Updated with 3,000 new literature citations through 2017</p> <p>No other text can match the long-established scientific rigor and accessibility of <i>Williams Obstetrics</i>. With its state-of-the-art design and review of the newest advances and protocols, this not-be-missed clinical companion brings positive outcomes within reach.</p><br /> <br />
Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working Fo...
by Maisie Hill

Language

English

Pages

352

Publication Date

May 02, 2019

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<b>'Maisie Hill has written a bloody brilliant book (pun intended). Everything you need to know about periods and how they affect you and your life is here. It's revolutionary' - Miranda Sawyer</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>'Thank GOODNESS for Maisie Hill! Flipping open the lid on a vital conversation. It's about time we claimed the power of our periods!' - Gemma Cairney, broadcaster & co-founder of Boom Shakalaka Productions</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>'This is such an important book. Maisie's insights and cycle strategy have changed my life and my cycle. <i>Period Power</i> is written with such intelligence, humour and a deep understanding of women's health. If you have a period you need to read this book.' - Anna Jones, author of <i>The Modern Cook's Year</i><br /></b><br />A profound and practical blueprint for aligning daily life with your menstrual cycle.<br /><br /><i>Period Power</i> is the handbook to periods and hormones that will leave you wondering why the hell nobody told you this sooner.<br /><br />The hormones of the menstrual cycle profoundly influence our energy, mood and behaviour, but all too often we're taught that our hormones make us unreliable, moody bitches, or that it's our lot in life to put up with 'women's problems'. Maisie Hill, a women's health practitioner, knows the power of working with the menstrual cycle and refuses to accept this theory. Instead, Maisie believes that our hormones are there to serve us and, if utilized correctly, can be used to help you get what you want out of life. Yes, we are hormonal, and that's a very good thing.<br /> <br />This revolutionary book reveals everything you need to know about taking control of your menstrual cycle and outlines The Cycle Strategy to help us perform at our best, throughout our cycle. In Period Power you will discover how to:<br /><br />- maximise your natural superpowers each month while making adjustments for the darker days, and use Maisie's <br /> favourite tips to improve them<br />- identify your personal patterns, powers and pitfalls for each phase of the menstrual cycle <br />- plan your month to perform at your best in all aspects of your life <br />- figure out if you have a hormonal imbalance and what to do about it.<br /> <br /><i>Period Power</i> is a no-nonsense guide with all the tools you need to improve your menstrual health.
Not Broken: An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Recurrent Pr...
by Lora Shahine

Language

English

Pages

154

Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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Not Broken is a comprehensive, evidence-based but easy-to-read guide for anyone who wants to understand all aspects of miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss. Whether you are a patient struggling with miscarriages or a medical provider caring for patients with recurrent pregnancy loss, you will learn something from this resource. Dr. Shahine explains not only a typical Western medicine approach to evaluation and treatment for miscarriage but also includes Eastern approaches to care, lifestyle factors that will decrease your risk of miscarriage, and the emotional impact of recurrent pregnancy loss. You will finish this book feeling more empowered to be an advocate for your care and more hopeful than ever to continue towards your family goals. <br />“I have one word to describe this fabulous book: FINALLY. Women with recurrent pregnancy loss have been needing this book for years.” – Dr. Alice Domar, associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School and author of Conquering Infertility and Finding Calm for the Expectant Mom
The Pursuit of Parenthood: Reproductive Technology from Test-Tube...
by , Wanda Ronner

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

August 06, 2019

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<P>Since the 1978 birth of the first IVF baby, Louise Brown, in England, more than eight million children have been born with the help of assisted reproductive technologies. From the start, they have stirred controversy and raised profound questions: Should there be limits to the lengths to which people can go to make their idea of family a reality? Who should pay for treatment? How can we ensure the ethical use of these technologies? And what can be done to address the racial and economic disparities in access to care that enable some to have children while others go without?</P><P>In <I>The Pursuit of Parenthood</I>, historian Margaret Marsh and gynecologist Wanda Ronner seek to answer these challenging questions. Bringing their unique expertise in gender history and women's health to the subject, Marsh and Ronner examine the unprecedented means—liberating for some and deeply unsettling for others—by which families can now be created. Beginning with the early efforts to create embryos outside a woman's body and ending with such new developments as mitochondrial replacement techniques and uterus transplants, the authors assess the impact of contemporary reproductive technology in the United States. </P><P>In this volume, we meet the scientists and physicians who have developed these technologies and the women and men who have used them. Along the way, the book dispels a number of fertility myths, offers policy recommendations that are intended to bring clarity and judgment to this complicated medical history, and reveals why the United States is still known as the "Wild West" of reproductive medicine.</P>
Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth, Sixth Edition
by , Jessica Dy

Language

English

Pages

800

Publication Date

February 22, 2013

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<h4>THE CLASSIC CHILDBIRTH HANDBOOK--COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED IN FULL COLOR</h4> <p>Edition after acclaimed edition, <i>Oxorn-Foote Human Labor & Birth</i> has provided the most comprehensive, yet accessible overview of obstetrics available. Going beyond scientific theory and a technological orientation, this landmark guide is written for the real world of clinical practice, as it expertly examines all mechanisms of human labor and delivery.</p> <p>The book begins with a valuable review of clinical anatomy, then thoroughly examines the three stages of labor, with a focus on proper management and birthing techniques. Specific guidance on the full spectrum of complications and delivery situations, including Cesarean section, breech presentation, transverse lie, umbilical cord issues, dystocia, and more are also presented. A final section addresses such critical concerns as preterm labor, antepartum hemorrhage, and maternal and fetal complications in labor.</p> <p><b>FEATURES</b></p> <ul> <li>NEW! Full-color design with hundreds of original, skill-sharpening illustrations</li> <li>NEW! Insightful, timely chapter on the challenges of obesity in pregnancy</li> <li>NEW! Essential coverage of modern techniques for the management of postpartum hemorrhage</li> <li>NEW! Expanded review of multiple pregnancy</li> </ul>
PCOS SOS: A Gynecologist's Lifeline To Naturally Restore Your Rhy...
by , Alexis Perella

Language

English

Pages

483

Publication Date

May 15, 2019

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<p><strong>A breakthrough program to heal Polycystic Ovary Syndrome naturally</strong></p><p>10% of all women have PCOS, making it the most common female endocrine disorder and cause of female infertility in the world. Women with PCOS may suffer from acne, menstrual irregularity, infertility, obesity, autoimmune disease, diabetes, and heart disease. Traditionally, doctors treat symptoms one at a time, often with a new regime of pills for each symptom. This approach never addresses the underlying causes of PCOS so women are medicated but never healed.</p><p>With decades of experience as a board-certified OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine doctor and with the knowledge gained from her personal PCOS journey, Dr. Felice Gersh has helped thousands of women lose weight, heal their acne, reverse their chronic diseases, and reclaim their fertility.</p><p>In seven simple but revolutionary steps, <em>PCOS SOS</em> shows women how to beat PCOS naturally, replacing pills with powerful and scientifically-backed lifestyle interventions that harness the body's capacity to heal. Practical, easy-to-understand, and even easier to follow, <em>PCOS SOS</em> is the guide that will help each woman with PCOS chart her personal journey to true health and wellness.</p>
HOW TO IMPROVE EGG QUALITY: The Smart Way to Get Pregnant
by Darja Wagner PhD

Language

English

Pages

151

Publication Date

January 20, 2014

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<h2>The #1 Beststeller in the Category Reproductive Medicine! Revised und updated in July 2017 to explain the most recent advances in reproductive medicine and answer the most frequently asked questions!</h2><p><i>How to Improve Egg Quality: The Smart Way to Get Pregnant</i> is packed with tons of recent research on improving egg quality and fertility of women over thirty-five. Written by a PhD cell biologist, dedicated to the most special kind of cells: your eggs. The book is full of real-life examples and gives you a toolbox necessary to improve your egg quality in easy-to-follow steps and within a realistic time frame of three to six months.</p><b>Do you hear your biological clock ticking?</b> If you care about your fertility or are waiting impatiently to get pregnant, <i>How to Improve Egg Quality: The Smart Way to Get Pregnant</i> contains the information you need to be aware of.<p></p><p><b>If you are over 30 OR undergoing fertility treatments, it might be the best investment you will ever make in your future family.</b></p><p>The author of the blog http://www.paleo-mama.com on improving fertility for women over 35 and a scientist specializing in vitamins and hormones, Darja Wagner PhD presents to you a book <b>packed with tons of cutting-edge research</b> from recent years, but written in simple English and in an easy to read format.</p><ul><li><b>Did you know that the quality of a woman’s eggs is the single largest factor contributing to delays in getting pregnant as women become older?</b> Missing facts on how to slow down your biological clock and improve your chances to get pregnant can destroy your dreams.</li><li>Which foods are <b>scientifically proven to be the best</b> for increasing fertility?</li><li>How exactly can you employ <b>CoQ10, vitamin D, and DHEA</b> to improve egg quality?</li><li>How do you find out <b>how many eggs you have left?</b></li><li>How to deal with<b> emotional and communication issues</b> while you are waiting to get pregnant?</li><li>Which <b>lifestyle interventions</b> are most likely to improve your chances of conceiving?</li><li>What are the important things you must know about conception, implantation, and the<b> aging of your ovaries</b>, which only a scientist can help you understand?</li><li><b>What is it that women don’t know and doctors don’t tell?</b></li></ul><p>Reading <i>How to Improve Egg Quality: The Smart Way to Get Pregnant</i> is likely to save you a lot of time. The author combines her personal experience with research from various scattered sources: scientific journals, the Internet, fertility forums and books, to give you the essence and essential facts in a way which is easy to understand and to act upon.</p><p><b>This book is written for women who don’t have much time to waste.</b></p><p>It gets straight to the point, putting scientific vocabulary in plain language. Even those who are familiar or dealing professionally with this topic are sure to learn <b>new specific facts</b> and get advice on how the reproductive potential of aging women can be developed to its full potential. <b>Instantly available to read on your Kindle or PC.</b></p><p><b>Biography:</b></p><p>Darja Wagner, PhD is a scientist specializing in vitamins and hormones. She is the author of the blog http://www.improvefertilitynaturally.com, where she addresses fertility and getting pregnant for women of advanced reproductive age. She lives in Berlin with her husband and two sons.</p>

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