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It Starts with the Egg (Second Edition): How the Science of Egg ...
by Rebecca Fett

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

February 28, 2019

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A practical and evidence-backed approach for improving egg quality and fertility鈥?fully revised and updated in 2019. <br /><br />The latest scientific research reveals that egg quality has a powerful impact on how long it takes to get pregnant and the risk of miscarriage. Poor egg quality is in fact the single most important cause of age-related infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and failed IVF cycles. <br /><br />Based on a vast array of scientific research, It Starts with the Egg provides a comprehensive program for improving egg quality in three months, with specific advice tailored to a variety of fertility challenges鈥?including endometriosis, unexplained infertility, diminished ovarian reserve, PCOS, and recurrent miscarriage. <br /><br />With concrete strategies such as minimizing exposure to common toxins, choosing the right vitamins and supplements to safeguard developing eggs, and harnessing nutritional advice shown to boost IVF success rates, this book offers practical solutions that will help you get pregnant faster and deliver a healthy baby. <br /><br />鈥淩ebecca Fett鈥檚 first edition of 鈥業t Starts with the Egg鈥?revolutionized the way the fertility community viewed supplements and the impact of environmental toxins on reproductive health. Through summarizing evidence-based research, she took the guess work out of recommendations. I鈥檓 thrilled to have a new edition to recommend to my patients."<br />- Dr. Lora Shahine, M.D., FACOG, Director of the Center for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at Pacific NW Fertility,
Someone Else's Baby: A gripping, twisty psychological thriller
by Ruby Speechley

Language

English

Pages

305

Publication Date

July 25, 2019

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鈥?lt;b>It grips you from the very beginning</b> and it's so hard to put down鈥?lt;b>fantastic and highly recommended</b>鈥?(5 stars) Netgalley reviewer<br /><b>She gave away her children. Now she wants them back.</b><br /> <br /><b>Charlotte Morgan</b> knows how it feels to desperately want a baby. As a child, seeing her mum devastated by losing her longed-for babies, Charlotte wished another woman could give her mother what she so craved.<br /> <br />Now Charlotte鈥檚 a mum herself, and knowing how much love her daughter, Alice, brings into her life, she vows to help others achieve their dreams of becoming a parent.<br /> <br />When she meets <b>Malcolm</b> and <b>Brenda</b> on a surrogacy website, it seems she's found the perfect couple. In their late forties, they have wealth and an enviable life, but there鈥檚 one thing missing 鈥?a child of their own. <br /> <br />When Charlotte falls pregnant with twins, the pair are overjoyed. And while Charlotte鈥檚 heart breaks as she hands them over, her reward is knowing how much happiness the two tiny babies are going to bring into their life.<br /> <br />But are Malcolm and Brenda all they seem? As secrets become unravelled, Charlotte is forced to face that she has given her children to virtual strangers. And when Malcolm and Brenda disappear without a trace, Charlotte is plunged into a frantic search for the babies she carried 鈥?before it鈥檚 too late鈥?lt;br /> <br />A gripping psychological thriller with a heart stopping ending 鈥?readers of <i>The Wife Between Us</i>, Rachel Abbott and C.L Taylor will not want to put this down鈥?lt;br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Someone Else鈥檚 Baby</i>:</b><br /><br />鈥?lt;b>Wow what a debut!</b> This is a first class psychological thriller that will have you dropping everything鈥?<b>I was on the edge of my seat the whole time</b>鈥?<i>Once Upon A Book Blog</i><br /><br />鈥極nce the action picks up, it doesn鈥檛 stop until the very end, and <b>I was rapidly flipping the pages trying to find out what was going to happen next!</b>鈥? (5 stars) <i>(e) Book Nerd</i><br /><br />鈥?lt;b>This is a fast paced and tension packed</b> psychological thriller鈥f you like a thriller with an emotion packed plot then you will love this鈥?<i>The Bookwormery</i><br /><br />鈥?lt;b>Boy, it is one hell of a read. I absolutely loved it</b>鈥 couldn鈥檛 put the book down鈥 would definitely recommend this book to other readers鈥?(5 stars) <i>Ginger Book Geek</i><br /><br />鈥?lt;b>A story which hooked me from beginning to end</b>鈥?lt;b>I couldn't remember ever being so excited by a book</b>.鈥?(5 stars) Netgalley reviewer<br /><br />'<b>Tense, heart stopping and completely gripping</b> - Ruby Speechley is one to watch.' Angela Clarke, author of <i>On My Life</i><br /><br />鈥?lt;b>A thriller that will keep you guessing the entire time!</b>... Ruby Speechley has a talent for writing and I cannot wait to read more!鈥?(5 stars) Netgalley reviewer<br /><br />鈥楻uby Speechley weaves a page-turning tale about a compelling subject. <b>Be prepared to sit up into the night to finish it!</b>鈥?Kate Hamer, author of <i>The Girl in the Red Coat</i><br /><br />鈥榃hat a fantastic debut thriller, <b>loved every page, very well written and I couldn't put it down</b>.鈥?(5 stars) Netgalley reviewer<br /><br />'A gripping debut on a fascinating subject - <b>compulsive, emotional and thought-provoking</b>.' Roz Watkins, author of <i>Dead Man's Daughter</i><br /><br />'The storyline is <b>moving and compelling</b> - it kept me turning the pages late into the night. <b>A pacy yet emotional psychological thriller</b> with an <b>unexpected and deeply satisfying ending</b>.' Susan Elliot-Wright, author of <i>The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood</i><br /> <br />鈥?lt;b>I loved this enthralling psychological thriller</b>鈥 great debut read and I look forward to reading more from this author.鈥?(5 stars) Netgalley reviewer<br /><br />鈥楢 suspenseful tale which kept me reading until the not-so-early morning hours鈥?lt;b>I devoured it in a single sitting</b>鈥?Netgalley reviewer<br />
Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural ...
by Toni Weschler

Language

English

Pages

557

Publication Date

July 14, 2015

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<p>This new edition for the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking national bestseller provides all the information you need to monitor your menstrual cycle鈥攁long with updated information on the latest reproductive technologies</p><p>Are you unhappy with your current method of birth control? Or demoralized by your quest to have a baby? Do you experience confusing signs and symptoms at various times in your cycle? This invaluable resource provides the answers to your questions while giving you amazing insights into your body.</p><p><em>Taking Charge of Your Fertility</em> has helped literally hundreds of thousands of women avoid pregnancy naturally, maximize their chances of getting pregnant, or simply gain better control of their gynecological and sexual health. Toni Weschler thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method (FAM), which in only a couple of minutes a day allows you to:</p><ul> <li> Enjoy highly effective and scientifically proven birth control without chemicals or devices</li> <li> Maximize your chances of conception before you see a doctor or resort to invasive high-tech options</li> <li> Expedite your fertility treatment by quickly identifying impediments to pregnancy achievement</li> <li> Gain control and a true understanding of your gynecological and sexual health</li></ul><p>This new edition includes:</p><ul> <li> A fully revised and intuitive charting system</li> <li> A selection of personalized master charts for birth control, pregnancy achievement, breastfeeding, and menopause</li> <li> An expanded sixteen-page color insert that reflects the book鈥檚 most important concepts</li> <li> Six brand-new chapters on topics including balancing hormones naturally, preserving your future fertility, and three medical conditions all women should be aware of</li></ul>
Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Recla...
by Jolene Brighten

Language

English

Pages

383

Publication Date

January 29, 2019

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<p>Out of the 100 million women鈥攁lmost 11 million in the United States alone鈥攚ho are on the pill, roughly <strong>60 percent</strong> take it for non-contraceptive reasons like painful periods, endometriosis, PCOS, and acne. While the birth control pill is widely prescribed as a quick-fix solution to a variety of women鈥檚 health conditions, taking it can also result in other more serious and dangerous health consequences. Did you know that women on the pill are more likely to be prescribed an antidepressant? That they are at significantly increased risk for autoimmune disease, heart attack, thyroid and adrenal disorders, and even breast and cervical cancer? That the pill can even cause vaginal dryness, unexplained hair loss, flagging libido, extreme fatigue, and chronic infection. As if women didn鈥檛 have enough to worry about, that little pill we鈥檙e taking to manage our symptoms is only making things worse. </p><p>Jolene Brighten, ND, author of the groundbreaking new book <strong>BEYOND THE PILL</strong>, specializes in treating women鈥檚 hormone imbalances caused by the pill and shares her proven 30-day program designed to reverse the myriad of symptoms women experience every day鈥攚hether you choose to stay on the pill or not. The first book of its kind to target the birth control pill and the scientifically-proven symptoms associated with taking it, <strong>BEYOND THE PILL</strong> is an actionable plan for taking control, and will help readers:</p><p>鈥?Locate the root cause of their hormonal issues, like estrogen dominance, low testosterone, and low progesterone</p><p>鈥?Discover a pain-free, manageable period free of cramps, acne, stress, or PMS without the harmful side effects that come with the pill</p><p>鈥?Detox the liver, support the adrenals and thyroid, heal the gut, reverse metabolic mayhem, boost fertility, and enhance mood</p><p>鈥?Transition into a nutrition and supplement program, with more than 30 hormone-balancing recipes</p><p>Featuring simple diet and lifestyle interventions, <strong>BEYOND THE PILL</strong> is the first step to reversing the risky side effects of the pill, finally finding hormonal health, and getting your badass self back.</p><p>聽</p>
The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant
by Jean M. Twenge

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English

Pages

273

Publication Date

April 17, 2012

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Comforting and intimate, this 鈥済irlfriend鈥?guide to getting pregnant gets to the heart of all the emotional issues around having children鈥攂iological pressure, in-law pressures, greater social pressures鈥攖o support women who are considering getting pregnant.<br /><br />Trying to get pregnant is enough to make any woman impatient. <i>The Impatient Woman鈥檚 Guide to Getting Pregnant </i>is a complete guide to the medical, psychological, social, and sexual aspects of getting pregnant, told in a funny, compassionate way, like talking to a good friend who鈥檚 been through it all. And in fact, Dr. Jean Twenge <i>has </i>been through it all鈥攖he mother of three young children, she started researching fertility when trying to conceive for the first time. A renowned sociologist and professor at San Diego State University, Dr. Twenge brought her research background to the huge amount of information鈥攕ometimes contradictory, frequently alarmist, and often discouraging鈥?that she encountered online, from family and friends, and in books, and decided to go into the latest studies to find out the real story.<br /> <br />The good news is: There is a lot <i>less </i>to worry about than you鈥檝e been led to believe. Dr. Twenge gets to the heart of the emotional issues around getting pregnant, including how to prepare mentally and physically when thinking about conceiving; how to talk about it with family, friends, and your partner; and how to handle the great sadness of a miscarriage. Also covered is how to know when you鈥檙e ovulating, when to have sex, timing your pregnancy, maximizing your chances of getting pregnant, how to tilt the odds toward having a boy or a girl, and the best prenatal diet.<br /> <br />Trying to conceive often involves an enormous amount of emotion, from anxiety and disappointment to hope and joy. With comfort, humor, and straightforward advice, <i>The Impatient Woman鈥檚 Guide to Getting Pregnant </i>is the bedside companion to help you through it.
The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertilit...
by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

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English

Pages

433

Publication Date

January 15, 2019

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<h2><strong>MENSTRUATION ISN'T JUST ABOUT HAVING BABIES</strong></h2><br />Your menstrual cycle is a vital sign, just like your pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure. And it provides you with essential information about your health.<b><em>The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles and Optimize Your Fertility</em></b> brings together over 1,000 meticulously researched scientific references in a textbook-quality guide to understanding your menstrual cycle.<br />聽<br /><h3><b>In this book you鈥檒l learn:</b></h3><ul><br /> <li>What a normal cycle looks like;</li><br /> <li>The best way to chart your cycle and increase your fertility awareness;</li><br /> <li>How best to manage critical aspects of your health, including better sleep, exercise and a healthier diet;</li><br /> <li>Natural methods for managing period pain and PMS;</li><br /> <li>How to successfully avoid pregnancy without the pill; and</li><br /> <li>How to plan ahead if you do want to get pregnant.</li></ul><br /><em>The Fifth Vital Sign</em> aims to better connect women with their menstrual cycles, to break the myth that ovulation is only important when you're ready to have a baby.<br />聽<br /><h2><strong>READ <em>THE FIFTH VITAL SIGN</em> TO BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR HEALTH AND FERTILITY</strong></h2><br />Whether children are a part of your future plans or not, your health matters. Start learning more now, and take control of your health.<br />聽<br /><h2><strong>ABOUT THE AUTHOR</strong></h2><br />Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner. She teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception, and overall health monitoring. In her work, Lisa draws heavily from the current scientific literature and presents an evidence-based approach to fertility awareness and menstrual cycle optimization.
Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility
by , Jill Blakeway

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

July 25, 2009

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MAKING BABIES offers a proven 3-month program designed to help any woman get pregnant. Fertility medicine today is all about aggressive surgical, chemical, and technological intervention, but Dr. David and Blakeway know a better way. Starting by identifying "fertility types," they cover everything from recognizing the causes of fertility problems to making lifestyle choices that enhance fertility to trying surprising strategies such as taking cough medicine, <em>decreasing </em>doses of fertility drugs, or getting acupuncture along with IVF. MAKING BABIES is a must-have for every woman trying to conceive, whether naturally or through medical intervention. Dr. David and Blakeway are revolutionizing the fertility field, one baby at a time.
Healing PCOS: A 21-Day Plan for Reclaiming Your Health and Life w...
by Amy Medling

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English

Pages

357

Publication Date

May 01, 2018

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<p>A proven 21-day diet and lifestyle plan to help women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) take back control of their health and resolve their symptoms from a certified health coach and founder of the large PCOS Diva online community.</p><p>PCOS is one of the most common hormonal disorders, and the most common cause of female infertility, affecting roughly聽five million American women. Because it鈥檚 symptoms are widespread鈥攊ncluding stubborn weight gain, acne, mood swings, abnormal hair loss or growth, and irregular menstrual cycles鈥攚omen suffering from PCOS are often misdiagnosed and treated with "Band-Aid" pharmaceuticals with uncomfortable side effects that only mask PCOS鈥檚 root causes. While there is no cure for PCOS, women can learn to control their symptoms naturally. In this welcome guide, Amy Medling shows how to combine an anti-inflammatory and hormone-balancing diet, daily movement, and stress-reducing self-care to successfully treat聽their PCOS.</p><p>Grounded in the latest medical research and filled with the knowledge she鈥檚 acquired dealing with PCOS herself and working with thousands of women, <em>Healing PCOS</em> offers women small, manageable steps that help alleviate their symptoms and control the inflammation, hormonal imbalance, and insulin resistance that underlie the condition. Amy鈥檚 revolutionary program consists of:</p><ul><li>A 21-day anti-inflammatory, hormone-balancing and gluten-free meal plan, including meal prep and plan-ahead tips to make eating this way simple and fast</li><li>85 delicious recipes鈥攈alf fan favorites and half new dishes</li><li>Daily self-care exercises, including meditation and journaling prompts</li></ul><p>Amy has helped tens of thousands of women with PCOS take back control of their health and their lives through lasting, healing, and sustainable lifestyle change. Whether you鈥檙e newly diagnosed or have struggled with PCOS, her revolutionary program can now work for you.</p>
Yes, You Can Get Pregnant: Natural Ways to Improve Your Fertility...
by Aimee Raupp MS LAc

Language

English

Pages

250

Publication Date

May 22, 2014

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<p>The complete guide to getting pregnant and improving fertility naturally even if you've been told your chances of conception are low</p> <p>Worried about your ability to have children in the next five years? Have you been trying to get pregnant for a while now and it's just not happening? Does it seem like every woman you know is having a hard time getting pregnant and you don't want that to be you when you are ready? Do you want natural, non-invasive options to conceive?</p> <p>If you answered "yes" to any one of these questions, <i>Yes, You Can Get Pregnant</i> is for you. A nationally renowned women's health and fertility expert, Aimee Raupp has helped hundreds of women optimize their fertility and get pregnant, even after age 40. Here, she provides her complete program for improving your chances of conceiving and overcoming infertility, including the most effective complementary and lifestyle approaches and the latest nutritional advice. Her remedies help you how to get in tune with your body, eat the best fertility-enhancing foods, and avoid environmental toxins to achieve a healthy and stress-free pregnancy.</p> <p>In a friendly, understanding, and inspirational manner, <i>Yes, You Can Get Pregnant</i> provides hope, scientifically-backed knowledge, and emotional support to help you become the mother you want to be.</p> "
Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working Fo...
by Maisie Hill

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

May 02, 2019

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<b>'Maisie Hill has written a bloody brilliant book (pun intended). Everything you need to know about periods and how they affect you and your life is here. It's revolutionary' - Miranda Sawyer</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>'Thank GOODNESS for Maisie Hill! Flipping open the lid on a vital conversation. It's about time we claimed the power of our periods!' - Gemma Cairney, broadcaster & co-founder of Boom Shakalaka Productions</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>'This is such an important book. Maisie's insights and cycle strategy have changed my life and my cycle. <i>Period Power</i> is written with such intelligence, humour and a deep understanding of women's health. If you have a period you need to read this book.' - Anna Jones, author of <i>The Modern Cook's Year</i><br /></b><br />A profound and practical blueprint for aligning daily life with your menstrual cycle.<br /><br /><i>Period Power</i> is the handbook to periods and hormones that will leave you wondering why the hell nobody told you this sooner.<br /><br />The hormones of the menstrual cycle profoundly influence our energy, mood and behaviour, but all too often we're taught that our hormones make us unreliable, moody bitches, or that it's our lot in life to put up with 'women's problems'. Maisie Hill, a women's health practitioner, knows the power of working with the menstrual cycle and refuses to accept this theory. Instead, Maisie believes that our hormones are there to serve us and, if utilized correctly, can be used to help you get what you want out of life. Yes, we are hormonal, and that's a very good thing.<br /> <br />This revolutionary book reveals everything you need to know about taking control of your menstrual cycle and outlines The Cycle Strategy to help us perform at our best, throughout our cycle. In Period Power you will discover how to:<br /><br />- maximise your natural superpowers each month while making adjustments for the darker days, and use Maisie's <br /> favourite tips to improve them<br />- identify your personal patterns, powers and pitfalls for each phase of the menstrual cycle <br />- plan your month to perform at your best in all aspects of your life <br />- figure out if you have a hormonal imbalance and what to do about it.<br /> <br /><i>Period Power</i> is a no-nonsense guide with all the tools you need to improve your menstrual health.

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