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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom

There is no question that being a mother is challenging, but this fun, frank, and prescriptive guide tries to do the impossible and make new motherhood easier. Featuring interviews with hundreds of moms and candid stories from author Claudine Wolk's own experiences as a mother, "It Gets Easier!...and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers" mixes humor, honesty, and insider strategies...

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are among the most misunderstood problems facing young children today. Drugs like Ritalin and Cylert are traditionally prescribed to treat these disorders, but their use is controversial. While many children have been helped by these medications, at best, pills only temporarily improve symptoms. Some­times...

Single Embryo Transfer

Single Embryo Transfer

Multiple pregnancies are the most frequent and serious complication of assisted reproduction. Both high-order multiple and twin pregnancies entail a number of medical and economic outcomes that affect the children, the mother, the parents, the families, and society as a whole. Limiting the number of embryos to transfer is the only method available to decrease the incidence of multiple...

WHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation, Diagnosis and Management of the Infertile Male

WHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation, Diagnosis and Management of the Infertile Male

In recent years, the treatment of male infertility has been revolutionized by advances in assisted reproductive technology. Prepared by an authoritative international panel of experts, this concise and structured account provides a consensus on the most effective and logical approach to the investigation and management of male infertility. The manual focuses attention on three key areas:...

Manual of Intrauterine Insemination and Ovulation Induction

Manual of Intrauterine Insemination and Ovulation Induction

Intrauterine insemination and ovulation induction is effective first-line treatment for infertility in many straightforward cases and is preferred by many clinicians because they are less invasive than in-vitro fertilization and its variants. This is a comprehensive account of how to set up and run a successful IUI program. The book addresses the practical aspects of treatments that will...

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship With Their Children

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren: And How It Can Affect Their Relationship With Their Children

Grandparents Adopting Their Grandchildren is a story of one woman's struggle to get her daughter to stop doing drugs and be a mother to her son.More and more grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Should grandparents refuse to raise their grandchildren, or should they do what they feel that they need to do to protect their grandchildren?There's circumstances when a young...

Faith in Shawna

Faith in Shawna

Faith In Shawna is one woman's journey in overcoming emotional hurdles of being adopted, discovering her true self and finding spirituality. The intimate emotions wrapped around all the unanswered questions regarding her adoption that haunted her are revealed. Hope and faith are tested as nature vs. nurture, religion vs. spirituality, and conformity are explored through personal struggles....

Baby Markets: Money and the New Politics of Creating Families

Baby Markets: Money and the New Politics of Creating Families

From Michael Jackson and Madonna to Nadya Suleman and Jon and Kate Gosselin, creating families can no longer be described by heterosexual reproduction in the intimacy of a couple's home and the privacy of their bedroom. On the contrary, babies can be brought into families through complex matrixes involving lawyers, coordinators, surrogates, "brokers," donors, sellers, and...

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