A Few Good Eggs: Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming the Insanity by Julie Vargo

By Julie Vargo

Perception and frank, pleasant recommendation on overcoming infertility -- from girls who've lived via all of it. we're bombarded by means of photographs of glad older moms, corresponding to Madonna and Celine Dion. yet 'Hollywood' articles approximately being pregnant and fertility at center age gloss over the large quantity of monetary, emotional, and actual attempt confronted by means of suffering to conceive. during this hot, humorous, empathetic ebook, journalist Julie Vargo and literary agent Maureen Regan -- ladies who've skilled in my opinion virtually each element of infertility -- supply readers a glimpse into what to anticipate if you end up now not watching for. Hormones, sperm counts -- not anything is simply too own for those outspoken girls! levels from technical to funny and every thing in among. What are solid, snappy comebacks to the query, 'Why are not you pregnant?' what's the distinction among gonadotrophin freeing hormone and progesterone? when you freeze your eggs? those questions and plenty of extra are spoke back, and within the tone of a number of reliable neighbors. among them, the authors have passed through hormone remedies, miscarriages and a number of inseminations -- in order that they be aware of firsthand the rollercoaster experience of attempting to in achieving being pregnant. With clever recommendation on the way to speak with medical professionals, husbands, acquaintances, and moms, this publication is a useful advisor for all girls dealing with infertility.

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But, menstrual cycles are supposed to follow a certain pattern. If you have experienced anything that seems a little different from your friends’ cycles, and you can’t seem to conceive, go to the doctor and get it checked out. I E L U J What else could send you scuttling to the doctor sooner rather than later? Well, sometimes Mother Nature provides a few clues along the way that, had we known what to look for, we might have noticed. Here are a few flashing red lights that might have made me consider I had a problem earlier.

Fortunately, low hormone levels can be treated. Once you determine what your partner’s particular problem may be, you can consider options for treating it. For some, it’s surgery or simply cooling off the testicles. For others, it’s jumping right to the big technological guns such as in vitro fertilization. Sylvia, a thirty-three-year-old actress married to a Los Angeles developer, was very fertile. But after several tests, her handsome hubby was diagnosed with low sperm count. He had been married once before and had experienced trouble getting his wife pregnant then.

There is no other polite the streets, “What do you mean way to say it. I hate uncertainty. How do you can’t figure it out—with all you fight that? I would have rather been the old-fashioned poking and told something—because something prodding, all the newfangled else, anything else, is definitive. It can or high-tech equipment, how can can’t be fixed. ” under the covers for a few days Nothing. in stunned disbelief. JULIE Join the Cl u b 17 That aside, nothing is more of a bummer than unexplained infertility.

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