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Magical Multiple Moments: Parents of Multiples Share Stories and Advice on Raising Happy, Healthy Twins, Triplets, Quads, and More!

Magical Multiple Moments: Parents of Multiples Share Stories and Advice on Raising Happy, Healthy Twins, Triplets, Quads, and More!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have triplets? Do you wonder how parents of multiple manage their lives? MAGICAL MULTIPLE MOMENTS will answer specific questions such as, "How big should I expect a belly for three to get?" or "How much help will I need to keep everything together?" Julie Gillespie shares stories and bits of advice she collected on her...

The Rollercoaster: A Country Couple's Ride with IVF

The Rollercoaster: A Country Couple's Ride with IVF

The in-vitro fertilization program introduces Julia and Lester Masters to a mixture of delightful possibilities and medical evil necessities. The Rollercoaster shows what involvement in IVF is really like, taking the reader from days working with the Masters on their farm to the couple's first view of a tiny human embryo. This personal and moving account will surprise anyone accustomed to...

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...

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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