A pioneer in the field of assisted reproduction, Dr. Richard Marrs has spent his life counseling couples who struggle with the pain of infertility, developing new treatments, and helping thousands to experience the wonder of birth. Now Dr. Marrs shares his knowledge and expertise in a groundbreaking book that answers all your questions, understands your concerns, and covers every aspect of fertility problems, including infertility’s emotional price as well as its financial one. Based on the latest research and technologies–and the real-life experiences of thousands of couples–Dr. Marrs tells you everything you need to know about getting pregnant, including:
Which cutting-edge advances in reproductive technology–including in vitro, gift, zift, sperm manipulation, and immunological therapy–are right for you Is it your nerves? How emotions can delay or stop ovulation The biggest mistake doctors make when a man’s sperm count is borderline or subnormal Which fertility drugs work best…and the side effects you should expect Your chances of multiple births…twins, triplets, or more When to change doctors or see a specialist The good news about using a partner’s sperm and not a donor’s…even if your partner’s count is very low Your insurance coverage–what you can and cannot do And much more
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About Richard Marrs
Richard Marrs, M.D., was the second doctor in the United States to achieve the birth of a baby from in vitro fertilization; the birth of the first frozen-embryo baby in the country, as well as the world’s first pregnancy using… More about Richard Marrs
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Published by Dell Mar 23, 2011| 528 Pages| ISBN 9780307789471