In Natural Solutions to Infertility, Dr Glenville provides: A four month pre-conception plan, specially devised to balance your body’s hormones, banish toxins and promote conception and a healthy pregnancy; Advice on how to recognise and eliminate fertility-decreasing factors from your lifestyle and environment; Eating plans for you and your partner; Guidance on how nutrition and supplementation can increase the success rate of treatments such as IVF and AID; Dietary advice on how to prevent miscarriage.
Practical ways to manage and treat PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) through diet and other self-management techniques. In this reassuring guide, Dr Marilyn Glenville, PhD, offers simple steps to living a symptom-free life with PCOS. Taking a natural approach designed to respect the delicate balance of the female body, she will help you clearly diagnose your condition and tailor a personal plan to manage and eliminate your symptoms.
‘This book trails the entire IVF journey comprehensively and insightfully. It provides information in an accurate and balanced manner and the views it projects are shared by many couples and specialists alike. Couples who are about to embark on or already going through an IVF cycle will have in this book a useful companion at every step of the way.’ Dr Tarek El-Toukhy, Honorary Lecturer in Reproductive Medicine, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital ‘
As many as one in 10 women suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Colette Harris explains how with the right nutritional approach sufferers can lose weight, improve their skins, overcome exhaustion, depression and mood swings.
‘I gained access to top fertility gurus on my journey to get pregnant. I was so grateful they agreed to share their expert knowledge in a book so people, like you and I, could benefit. Whether you wish to get pregnant naturally or with IVF, I wrote this book to give you an immediate action plan to answer that one question we all have on our minds ‘What can I do NOW to get pregnant?’. Empower yourself, take charge, improve your fertility and crack the code today!’ Marina Nicholas
‘I don’t know how long you’ve been trying for a baby, which fertility investigations or treatments you’ve had, or what your chances are of getting pregnant. You could be thinking about having IVF. You might be a veteran IVF-er who’s had multiple cycles, or you may be just starting out on your first cycle. Hopefully, this book will show that, for every desperate moment, and heart-breaking test result, or difficult decision you face, someone has probably been there before. And she’s here – and happy – to share her story.’ Brigid.
Endometriosis is a detailed, insightful look at a disease which affects approximately one in ten women worldwide. Drawing upon years of research, Dian Mills and Michael Vernon show how the right diet can provide the key to optimum health in overcoming endometriosis.
This book is about choices – knowing what is available and being able to use that information. Dr Marilyn Glenville is sympathetic to women who are not happy or are unsure about the recommendations that their doctor has given them. If you discover that you can control menopausal symptoms naturally, why would you want to take HRT? Given the right tools, diet, nutrition and lifestyle, your body can adapt to this change naturally, efficiently and comfortably without the risks and side-effects of HRT.
Wendy Kramer, Co-Founder and Director of the Donor Sibling Registry, makes it easy and fun! A first-of-its-kind book for kids involving half sibling and donor references. Your Family: A Donor Kid's Story is illuminated in fun, easy-to-understand graphics and factual reproductive descriptions. Inclusive of all family types. The book starts with the parent’s desire to have a baby, the use of a donor, and then broaches the topic of half siblings and biological parents/donors. A perfect book for (the millions of) donor-conceived children to learn about how they were conceived and for understanding that being curious about their unknown genetic origins and relatives is natural. These early conversations are integral to creating a happy and healthy donor child and family. Pages are included at the end of the book for the child to paste images or draw relatives, with interactive text and colorful anecdotes.
Through egg donation, childless families are having their dreams fulfilled and being blessed with a child. This is the story about a duck without any eggs, and a duck who graciously shared her eggs, and the family that evolved from that gift. This book will begin to plant the seeds of knowledge and understanding about egg donation in a very simple concept for young children conceived through egg donation.
A child asks his mother if he ever had a dad and she goes on to explain the different kinds of families there are and how babies are made. Having never met the right man, she explains how “some very kind men” she had never met gave “some of their sperm so women like me could have babies.”
The essential guide to fertility, IVF and other assisted fertility treatments, by leading fertility guru and bestselling author Zita West. Embarking on IVF – or any assisted fertility treatment – can be a very demanding and stressful experience, but the right physical, nutritional and emotional support can lessen these stresses and strains and increase your chances of success.
A delightfully simple story about IVF, an egg donor and the arrival of a baby girl. Fabulous pictures make it ideal for very young children and a simple story makes it perfect for older children to read. Without forgetting the “Very Special Lady” that made it possible. There is also an identical story about the arrival of a baby boy.
A Report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics. With new donor technologies come new ethical challenges. These new challenges are compounded by the increased availability of, and access to, information both medical and social. What are the ethical aspects of information sharing in donor conception? Information sharing in the context of donor conception has, at its heart, people. It is about families, kinship and relationships.