How to be a Successful Fertility Patient: Your Guide to Getting the Best Possible Medical Help to Have a Baby
by Peggy Robin
Infertility affects as many as one in five American couples -- but to the couple trying to have a baby, infertility is a deeply personal, individual ... Show synopsis Infertility affects as many as one in five American couples -- but to the couple trying to have a baby, infertility is a deeply personal, individual matter. The infertile couple will have no trouble finding books that describe in dry medical jargon what treatments are available and how they work. "How to Be a Successful Fertility Patient is the first book to speak to the very real emotional and practical aspects of infertility treatment today, telling what treatment feels like from the patients point of view. This is the book that will help the couple to decide which course of action is best for "them. Peggy Robin interviewed more than one hundred infertility patients for this book, and you will benefit from their trials and errors, as well as their successes. "How to Be a Successful Fertility Patient explains: How to go from infertility diagnosis to effective treatment as quickly as possible How different treatment regimens might affect your general health and life-style How to find insurance that will pay for your fertility care Which tests are crucial and which can be avoided When to switch doctors What options are available for nontraditional couples: unmarried partners, gays and lesbians, those who face religious strictures, and others "How to Be a Successful Fertility Patient may be the most valuable book on infertility you can buy.