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It Starts with the Egg: How the Science of Egg Quality Can Help Y...
by Rebecca Fett

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English

Pages

306

Publication Date

March 25, 2014

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The latest scientific research is changing the way we think about fertility. Poor egg quality is emerging as the single most important cause of age-related infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and failed IVF cycles. It is also a major contributor to infertility in PCOS. <br /> <br />Based on a comprehensive investigation of a vast array of scientific research, It Starts with the Egg reveals a groundbreaking new approach for improving egg quality and fertility. <br /> <br />With a concrete strategy that includes minimizing exposure to toxins such as BPA and phthalates, 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 />“This timely synthesis of scientific literature is essential reading for both women and men wanting practical, evidence-based recommendations to enhance their fertility.” <br />- Dr. Loretta McKinnon, Epidemiologist, Princess Alexandra Hospital. <br /> <br />“A thoroughly-researched and eye-opening account of how small, simple lifestyle changes can have powerful, positive effects on your health and fertility. A must-read for women wanting the best chance of conceiving a healthy baby.” <br />- Beth Greer, bestselling author of Super Natural Home
Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural ...
by Toni Weschler

Language

English

Pages

560

Publication Date

July 14, 2015

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<p>This new edition for the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking national bestseller provides all the information you need to monitor your menstrual cycle—along with updated information on the latest reproductive technologies</p><p>Are you unhappy with your current method of birth control? Or demoralized by your quest to have a baby? Do you experience confusing signs and symptoms at various times in your cycle? This invaluable resource provides the answers to your questions while giving you amazing insights into your body.</p><p><em>Taking Charge of Your Fertility</em> has helped literally hundreds of thousands of women avoid pregnancy naturally, maximize their chances of getting pregnant, or simply gain better control of their gynecological and sexual health. Toni Weschler thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method (FAM), which in only a couple of minutes a day allows you to:</p><ul> <li> Enjoy highly effective and scientifically proven birth control without chemicals or devices</li> <li> Maximize your chances of conception before you see a doctor or resort to invasive high-tech options</li> <li> Expedite your fertility treatment by quickly identifying impediments to pregnancy achievement</li> <li> Gain control and a true understanding of your gynecological and sexual health</li></ul><p>This new edition includes:</p><ul> <li> A fully revised and intuitive charting system</li> <li> A selection of personalized master charts for birth control, pregnancy achievement, breastfeeding, and menopause</li> <li> An expanded sixteen-page color insert that reflects the book’s most important concepts</li> <li> Six brand-new chapters on topics including balancing hormones naturally, preserving your future fertility, and three medical conditions all women should be aware of</li></ul>
The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant
by Jean M. Twenge

Language

English

Pages

273

Publication Date

April 17, 2012

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Comforting and intimate, this “girlfriend” guide to getting pregnant gets to the heart of all the emotional issues around having children—biological pressure, in-law pressures, greater social pressures—to support women who are considering getting pregnant.<BR><BR>Trying to get pregnant is enough to make any woman impatient. <i>The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant </i>is a complete guide to the medical, psychological, social, and sexual aspects of getting pregnant, told in a funny, compassionate way, like talking to a good friend who’s been through it all. And in fact, Dr. Jean Twenge <i>has </i>been through it all—the mother of three young children, she started researching fertility when trying to conceive for the first time. A renowned sociologist and professor at San Diego State University, Dr. Twenge brought her research background to the huge amount of information—sometimes contradictory, frequently alarmist, and often discouraging— that she encountered online, from family and friends, and in books, and decided to go into the latest studies to find out the real story.<BR> <BR>The good news is: There is a lot <i>less </i>to worry about than you’ve been led to believe. Dr. Twenge gets to the heart of the emotional issues around getting pregnant, including how to prepare mentally and physically when thinking about conceiving; how to talk about it with family, friends, and your partner; and how to handle the great sadness of a miscarriage. Also covered is how to know when you’re ovulating, when to have sex, timing your pregnancy, maximizing your chances of getting pregnant, how to tilt the odds toward having a boy or a girl, and the best prenatal diet.<BR> <BR>Trying to conceive often involves an enormous amount of emotion, from anxiety and disappointment to hope and joy. With comfort, humor, and straightforward advice, <i>The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant </i>is the bedside companion to help you through it.
Chasing Kites: One Woman's Unexpected Journey Through Infertility...
by Rachel McCracken

Language

English

Pages

126

Publication Date

December 10, 2017

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From the sterile isolation of infertility and its treatments to the emotional rollercoaster of adoption and foster care, Rachel McCracken gets it! She gets the heartache and the sorrow of the desolate valley called Infertility. She gets the dedication and work that it takes to blend a family. She gets the commitment and purpose one needs to help children rise from the ashes of abandonment and fear.<br /><br />Rachel’s new book, Chasing Kites: One Mother’s Unexpected Journey Through Infertility, Adoption, and Foster Care weaves her real-life experiences of struggle, heartache, and loss into a wonderful narrative of faith, hope, and the joy that can come through it all.<br /><br />Can you really bond with an adopted child, a foster child, or an older children?<br />What is it like to lose a child after you have poured your heart and soul into his or her life?<br />Can you love an adopted or foster child as much as a biological child?<br />What is an orphanage really like?<br />How about fertility treatments, are they actually that bad?<br />Why don’t people just adopt? What’s the big deal?<br /><br />Chasing Kites answers all of these questions and more. Going from zero to four adopted children through a Colombian orphanage and then from four to seven through the US Foster Care System, Rachel writes a masterful memoir of the good, the bad, and the ugly with purpose-driven life lessons learned from each.<br /><br />If you have ever experienced loss, grief, or heartache this book is for you. If you are struggling to create a family or to blend a family, this book is for you. If you are trying to support someone you love through any of these things, this book is for you. Lose yourself in this delicious tale of love both lost and found. <br />
Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility
by , Jill Blakeway

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

July 25, 2009

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MAKING BABIES offers a proven 3-month program designed to help any woman get pregnant. Fertility medicine today is all about aggressive surgical, chemical, and technological intervention, but Dr. David and Blakeway know a better way. Starting by identifying "fertility types," they cover everything from recognizing the causes of fertility problems to making lifestyle choices that enhance fertility to trying surprising strategies such as taking cough medicine, <EM>decreasing </EM>doses of fertility drugs, or getting acupuncture along with IVF. MAKING BABIES is a must-have for every woman trying to conceive, whether naturally or through medical intervention. Dr. David and Blakeway are revolutionizing the fertility field, one baby at a time.
The Infertility Cure: The Ancient Chinese Wellness Program for Ge...
by Randine Lewis

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

December 02, 2008

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<b>A groundbreaking alternative approach to treating infertility using traditional Chinese medicine-on its own or in conjunction with the latest Western-based reproductive technology.</b><br />Dr. Randine Lewis offers you a natural way to support your efforts to get pregnant. In <i>The Infertility Cure</i>, Dr. Lewis outlines her simple guidelines involving diet, herbs, and acupressure so that you can make use of her experience and expertise to create a nurturing, welcoming environment for a healthy baby.<br /><i>The Infertility Cure</i> addresses:<br /><ul><li>Advanced maternal age</li><li>Recurrent miscarriage</li><li>Immunological fertility problems</li><li>Male-factor infertility</li><li>Hormonal imbalances and associated conditions</li><li>Anovulation, lethal phase defect, amenorrhea, unexplained infertility</li><li>Endometriosis, polycystic ovaries, tubal obstruction, uterine fibroids</li><li>Improving the outcome of assisted reproductive techniques</li></ul><i>The Infertility Cure</i> opens the door to new ideas about treating infertility that will dramatically increase your odds of getting pregnant-the natural way.
Fertility Foods: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body While Trying t...
by , Sara Haas

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

October 31, 2017

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A complete dietary program for women seeking healthy pregnancy. Created by RDN certified experts, <i>Fertility Foods </i>provides you with powerful nutritional benefits and more than 100 recipes.<br /><br />Struggling with infertility can be one of the most frustrating experiences for women looking to conceive. Rather than juggle multiple prescription medications all while scheduling an endless series of doctors’ visits, <i>Fertility Foods</i> helps you to seek better results—just by changing your diet!<br /><br /> As you prepare to enter one of the most significant times in your life, you owe it to yourself and your future children to make sure that your body has absolutely everything it needs, at the proper times and in the proper quantities.<br /><br /> <i>Fertility Foods </i>includes: <br /> · Over 100 nutritious, satisfying dishes to boost your fertility<br /> · Dietary breakdowns to help you understand what will help your body conceive, and why<br /> · Tips on managing stress and other lifestyle factors<br /> · Heartfelt support and guidance from women who have struggled with infertility<br /> · A how-to guide on putting together a healthy kitchen<br /><br /><i>Fertility Foods </i>is more than just a diet plan or cookbook. It’s a companion, a constant support providing you with the information you need to ensure you receive proper nutrition before conception.
Hormones With Balance: Know, Change, and Love your cycle!
by Dr. Alison DiBarto-Goggin

Language

English

Pages

25

Publication Date

December 16, 2017

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This e-book will walk you through understanding your cycle, different options for testing, and how to chart. Learn how to change your cycle through nutrition, cleanse programs, specific foods, and supplements. Love your cycle with these ideas for decreasing excess hormones, supporting your entire endocrine system, and a bonus fertility section.
Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and In...
by Anthony G. Jay

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English

Pages

296

Publication Date

January 26, 2017

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<b> The devastating truth about a class of chemicals called "estrogenics" and how your daily exposures can cause weight-gains, depression, infertility and many other exploding health problems.</b><br /><br />In this book, Dr. Anthony G. Jay offers a clear and honest look at:<br /><ul><li>THE Top 10 List of Everyday Estrogenics</li><li>Cutting-Edge Weight-Loss Strategies</li><li>New Muscle-Mass Building Discoveries</li><li>How Estrogenics "Feminize" Males</li><li>How Estrogenics Harm Children</li><li>3 Detailed Estrogenic Avoidance Plans</li><li>Specific Food/Water Estrogenic Numbers</li><li>Simple Clear Language and Definitions</li><li>The US and EU Legal Status of Estrogenics</li><li>A Direct Exposé on Scientific Bias</li><li>Brand New Epigenetics Discoveries</li><li>Amazing Fishing "Tail" Chapter Openers</li><li>An Actionable <i>Summary</i> Appendix</li><li>And much, much MORE...</li></ul>
Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Givi...
by , MD Andrew Weil

Language

English

Pages

290

Publication Date

February 05, 2013

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<B>From an internationally recognized integrative physician, a thorough guide to fertility that encompasses all aspects of female well-being to help women prepare their bodies for easy conception, pregnancy, and the delivery of healthy babies.</B><BR><BR>The increase in environmental toxins, processed foods, and stress, as well as the advancing ages at which couples seek to have children, have made it more difficult for women to conceive. In <I>Be Fruitful</I>, Dr. Victoria Maizes, an expert on women’s health and the executive director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, delivers all the information women and their partners need in order to conceive with ease and confidence, and to bear healthy children.<BR> <BR>Warm, friendly, and hands-on, <I>Be Fruitful</I> offers a comprehensive self-assessment to help identify any potential physical, emotional, and practical roadblocks that may interfere with conception, as well as clear and easy-to-follow dietary, supplemental, and exercise recommendations proven to increase optimal fertility. Dr. Maizes details how nutrition, mind-body practices, elimination of environmental toxins, and traditional Chinese medicine can all contribute to a successful pregnancy.<BR> <BR>Unique in its integrative approach, <I>Be Fruitful</I> acknowledges that wellness comes from caring for the entire person—not just the physical body—a crucial factor for the countless women trying to conceive and committed to transforming their overall health.

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