Taking Charge of Your Fertility

The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

Author: Toni Weschler

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 560

View: 389

This new edition for the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking national bestseller provides all the information you need to monitor your menstrual cycle—along with updated information on the latest reproductive technologies 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. Taking Charge of Your Fertility 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: Enjoy highly effective and scientifically proven birth control without chemicals or devices Maximize your chances of conception before you see a doctor or resort to invasive high-tech options Expedite your fertility treatment by quickly identifying impediments to pregnancy achievement Gain control and a true understanding of your gynecological and sexual health This new edition includes: A fully revised and intuitive charting system A selection of personalized master charts for birth control, pregnancy achievement, breastfeeding, and menopause An expanded sixteen-page color insert that reflects the book’s most important concepts Six brand-new chapters on topics including balancing hormones naturally, preserving your future fertility, and three medical conditions all women should be aware of

Taking Charge of Your Fertility (Revised Edition)

The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

Author: Toni Weschler

Publisher: Collins

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 504

View: 158

Offers a natural alternative to ineffective procedures and a biologically proven method of fertility control for avoiding or achieving pregnancy.

Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition

The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

Author: Toni Weschler

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 512

View: 664

Celebrating 10 years of helping hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, and gain better control of their health and lives, the 10th Anniversary Edition of the classic bestseller will include: •New 'Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition" •Updates on new fertility technologies •Natural approaches to conception •Updated Resources and Books For any woman unhappy with her current method of birth control; demoralized by her quest to have a baby; or experiencing confusing symptoms in her cycle, this book provides answers to all these questions, plus amazing insights into a woman's body. Weschler thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method, which in only a couple minutes a day allows a woman to: •Enjoy highly effective, scientifically proven birth control without chemicals or devices •Maximize her chances of conception or expedite fertility treatment by identifying impediments to conception •Increase the likelihood of choosing the gender of her baby •Gain control of her sexual and gynecological health

Taking Charge of Your Fertility for Dummies

Author: Consumer Dummies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 384

View: 583

Take charge of your fertility If you're struggling with fertility and want to take all the right steps to increase your chances of conceiving and delivering a healthy baby, you've come to the right place. Packed with down-to-earth advice and practical tips, Taking Charge of Your Fertility For Dummies is your sensitive and supportive guide to beginning--or completing--the family of your dreams. Inside, you'll discover the connection between diet and fertility, common causes of male infertility, how to nourish your body to promote fertility, and so much more. Infertility has become more pervasive worldwide, and the number of couples seeking medical help to have a family--through IVF and other infertility treatments--continues to rise. If you have babies on the brain, but your body is setting up roadblocks, this friendly and approachable guide offers guidance on how to turn fertility in your favor, offering up the latest techniques to cultivate a healthy lifestyle for greater fertility. Get the most up-to-date information on IVF, egg donation, and other infertility treatments Find out which foods you should be eating--and which ones you should avoid Get tips and advice on losing weight and exercising to increase fertility Treat your body kindly in order to induce fertility and prepare your body for conception If you're one of the millions of women who suffer from the inability to conceive or carry a baby to term, taking charge of your fertility starts here.

Take Charge Of Your Fertility: Teach Yourself

Author: Heather Welford

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

View: 355

Take Charge of Your Fertility explains everything the prospective parent may need to know as they face the physical, emotional and practical challenges of trying for a baby. It covers health issues in full, from basic biology and an explanation of fertility and cycles to outlining what supplements are useful and what aren't, and how you can maximise your chances by following a healthy diet and cutting alcohol or nicotine intake. There are plenty of resources and guidelines for parents facing difficulties, including a guide to the medical options, and advice on how to seek further help. It will help couples to deal with the emotional issues faced when trying for a baby, and will also give practical information on who you should tell and who you must tell, and when. With coverage of all aspects of very early pregnancy, from do-it-yourself tests to the very first scan, it will be a useful resource which will help all prospective parents, whether looking to start or to expand their family. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of your fertility. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

The Garden of Fertility

A Guide to Reading Your Fertility Cycles to Take Control of Your Reproductive Health

Author: Katie Singer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 390

In The Garden of Fertility, certified fertility educator Katie Singer explains how easy it is to chart your fertility signals to determine when you are fertile and when you are not. Her Fertility Awareness method can be used to safely and effectively prevent or help achieve pregnancy, as well as monitor gynecological health. Singer offers practical information, illuminated with insightful personal stories, for every woman who wants to learn to live in concert with her body and to take care of her reproductive health naturally. The Garden of Fertility provides: Directions (and blank charts) for charting your fertility signals Instructions for preventing pregnancy naturally – a method virtually as effective as the Pill, with none of its side effects. Guidelines for timing intercourse to enhance your chances of conceiving without drugs or hormones Information to help you use your charts to gauge your reproductive health – to determine whether you’re ovulating; if you have a thyroid problem, low progesterone levels, or a propensity for PCOS or miscarriage; or if you’re pregnant Nutritional and nonmedical strategies for strengthening your gynecological health Clear descriptions of reproductive anatomy, hormonal changes throughout the menstrual cycle, and how conception occurs

Yoga and Fertility

A Journey to Health and Healing

Author: Lynn Jensen, E-RYT, RPYT, MBA

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 215

View: 725

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or with the help of assisted reproductive technology (ART), yoga can help enhance your fertility and smooth the path to parenthood. This specialized Yoga for Fertility practice improves circulation and energy flow, balances hormone levels, and tones your reproductive organs. Jill Petigara and Lynn Jensen, who have lead fertility workshops for years, have seen many women successfully begin families and they know how to harness the power of yoga for your benefit. With plenty of photos and clear descriptions, they demonstrate optimal poses for fertility enhancement in every stage of your cycle. Routines are simple but effective for yoginis of all levels of experience. Yoga for Fertility will help you: Redirect blocked energy to improve blood flow to the reproductive center Reduce stress with breathing practices, visualization, and affirmation Modify yoga classes when youíre trying to conceive Incorporate fertility-enhancing lifestyle approaches and natural fertility treatments Use yoga to improve the success of either natural cycles or assisted reproductive technology cycles, including in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Misconception

Social Class and Infertility in America

Author: Ann V. Bell

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 611

Despite the fact that, statistically, women of low socioeconomic status (SES) experience greater difficulty conceiving children, infertility is generally understood to be a wealthy, white woman’s issue. In Misconception, Ann V. Bell overturns such historically ingrained notions of infertility by examining the experiences of poor women and women of color. These women, so the stereotype would have it, are simply too fertile. The fertility of affluent and of poor women is perceived differently, and these perceptions have political and social consequences, as social policies have entrenched these ideas throughout U.S. history. Through fifty-eight in-depth interviews with women of both high and low SES, Bell begins to break down the stereotypes of infertility and show how such depictions consequently shape women’s infertility experiences. Prior studies have relied solely on participants recruited from medical clinics—a sampling process that inherently skews the participant base toward wealthier white women with health insurance. In comparing class experiences, Misconception goes beyond examining medical experiences of infertility to expose the often overlooked economic and classist underpinnings of reproduction, family, motherhood, and health in contemporary America. Watch a video with Ann V. Bell: Watch video now. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz7qiPyuyiM).

Guarantee the Sex of Your Baby

Choose a Girl or Boy Using Today's 99.9% Accurate Sex Selection Techniques

Author: Robin Elise Weiss

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 144

View: 761

In Our Control

The Complete Guide to Contraceptive Choices for Women

Author: Laura Eldridge

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 257

View: 805

The efficacy and risks of different birth control options are dramatically different today from what they once were thanks to scientific advances and increased awareness of STDs and other factors. In the most comprehensive book on birth control since the 1970s, women's health activist Laura Eldridge discusses the history, scientific advances, and practical uses of everything from condoms to the male pill to Plan B. Do diaphragms work? Should you stay on the Pill? What does fertility awareness really mean? Find these answers and more in In Our Control, the definitive guide to modern contraceptive and sexual health. Eldridge presents her meticulous research and unbiased consideration of our options in the intimate and honest tone of a close friend. Eldridge goes on to explore large-scale issues that might factor into women's birth control choices, urging her readers to consider the environmental impacts of each method and to take part in a dialogue on how international reproductive health issues affect us all. Whether you're looking for your first birth control method or want to know more about your current contraceptive choice, In Our Control offers the cutting edge information and practical wisdom you’ll need to make empowered decisions about your sexual health.