Infertility Books: Conditions
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The Baby Business by Deborah Spar sheds light on how the infertility industry (the baby business) and the market interact. This is a vital book for anyone who is contemplating or engaged with fertility treatments. However don’t expect any discussions on emotion or the psychological impact infertility has on a couple. If you distance yourself from the emotions and read this from the business standpoint, it would be well worth your while.
PCOS The Hidden Epidemic – Dr. Sam Thatcher is a renowned expert in Reproductive Endocrinology. He brings to the field both scientific and clinical expertise. This fine book provides superb explanation, insight, and direction in regards to the polycystic ovary syndrome. In a comprehensive yet easy to read format, Thatcher has provided a text that has all the answers (known at this time) in regards to this complex disease entity – polycystic ovary syndrome. It is a unique contribution. Alan DeCherney, M.D. Editor Fertility and Sterility. Past president, American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Drug-Induced Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction by Robert Forman, Nathalie Forman, Susanna Gilmour-White, Natalie Forman – 155 pages (April 1996) Cambridge Univ Pr (Short); ISBN: 052146563X
In Pursuit of Fertility, by Robert Franklin, M.D., and Dorothy Kay Brockman. Published by Henry Holt and Company, Inc., ISBN 0-8050-4181-8. This book is a clearly-written, easy-to-follow book that covers the full spectrum of family-building for the infertile couple—from balancing hormones to surrogacy to adoption. Notably, this book also contains extremely comprehensive sections on the reproductive challenges of women suffering from Endometriosis and histories of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Infertility and Reproductive Disorders by Michio Kushi Paperback (December 1987) Japan Publications; ISBN: 0870406388
Natural Treatment of Fibroid Tumors and Endometriosis : Effective Natural Solutions for Relieving the Heavy Bleeding, Cramps and Infertility by Susan M., MD Lark, Phyllis Herman (Editor) Paperback (January 1996) Keats Pub; ISBN: 0879836903
The Endometriosis Sourcebook by Mary Lou Ballweg (Editor), Endometriosis Association. Availability: This sourcebook will guide you in overcoming this very serious disease. This excellent reference filled with essential information and invaluable advice has been compiled by the nation’s most trusted organization serving those with endometriosis, The Endometriosis Association. Paperback Published by Contemporary Books Publication date: November 1, 1995 ISBN: 0809232634