More than five million American couples experience difficulty conceiving or carrying a child to term. As a result, more than 15 per cent of all American women have received some form of fertility treatment. Knowledge and technology in this field are rapidly advancing, and "Understanding Fertility and Infertility", aims to be the perfect, comprehensive resource guide to fertility topics for the general reader. Chapter-by-chapter coverage of key information provides insightful discussion on the most important issues. A section of A-to-Z entries offers a ready reference of terms, causes, and remedies, where to find treatment and the latest advances in the field. Additional features include appendices listing major organizations and resources related to fertility and infertility, as well as major periodicals, journals and websites offering further information on the topic; an extensive bibliography, a useful glossary;and a complete index. Special sections cover how to select a fertility specialist and what questions to ask your doctor.
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Published July 1, 2003
by Checkmark Books.
Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships.