Understanding the Options and Choosing Solutions When You Want to Have a Baby.
What is infertility? How do I know if I have an infertility problem? How long should we try getting pregnant before seeing a doctor?
No matter where you are on your infertility journey, 'Resolving Infertility' is the definitive resource to help you sort out the options and navigate through this experience with confidence. Written by the staff of RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, in consultation with an advisory board of the nation's premier reproductive health specialists, this practical and empowering book tells you everything you need to know about infertility treatment and exploring other family-building options.
Beginning with an overview of the biology of conception and the causes of infertility, the book takes you step-by-step through the medical process, from diagnosis to treatment. It offers advice on choosing your medical team and up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest reproductive technologies. Chapters discuss the myriad emotional issues connected with infertility; alternative options such as surrogacy, adoption, donor pregnancy, or living child-free; and advice on planning your finances and knowing your legal options and responsibilities.