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TitleThe expert guide to fertility : boost your chances for pregnancy / Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD, MBA ; with Aarti Kumar, MD.
AuthorSanfilippo, J. S. (Joseph S.), author.
Call No618.2 SAN
CollectionAdult 600-699
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LocationCirc StatusCall NoIssue Name
WinamacAvailable618.2 SAN 

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781421447056
International Standard Book Number 1421447053
International Standard Book Number 9781421447063
International Standard Book Number 1421447061
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 304.6/32 23/eng/20230807
Personal Name Sanfilippo, J. S. (Joseph S.), author.
Title Statement The expert guide to fertility : boost your chances for pregnancy / Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD, MBA ; with Aarti Kumar, MD.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice ©2023.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023.
Physical Description viii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Series Statement Johns Hopkins press health book.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note Preface -- 1. Christie's Story: A Personal Infertility Experience -- 2. Enhancing Your Chances: Optimizing Natural Fertility -- 3. Against All Odds: Female Infertility -- 4. We're Part of It Too: Male Infertility -- 5. The Embryo Just Won't Stick: Reproductive Immunology -- 6. Not Tonight, Wait till Ovulation: Sexual Dysfunction -- 7. No Periods for Me: Amenorrhea -- 8. I Just Can't Stop Bleeding: Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding -- 9. Painful Periods, Nobody's Listening: Endometriosis -- 10. Acne, I'm Hairy and I Just Can't Get Pregnant: Polycystic Ovaries -- 11. No Room for the Fetus: Uterine Fibroids -- 12. Too Little, Too Early: Miscarriages -- 13. Wrong Place, Painful Conception: Ectopic Pregnancy -- 14. Help is Here: Assisted Reproductive Technology -- 15. Keep My Eggs Ripe: Social Egg Freezing -- 16. Cancer Can't Stop Me: Fertility Preservation -- 17. Building a Non-Traditional Family: Nonbinary Fertility -- 18. Building a Family While Serving the Nation: Navigating Military Fertility Services -- 19. Help Me Preserve My Sanity: Managing Stress -- 20. How to Pay for it All: Financing the Infertility Journey -- 21. The Nontraditional Conception: Donor Insemination, Adopting Embryos, and Beyond -- 22. The End is in Sight: You are Pregnant, What's Next? -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary, Etc. "The essential guide to understanding fertility and improving your pregnancy chances.The journey to fertility can be daunting and filled with obstacles. In The Expert Guide to Fertility, OB-GYNs Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD, MBA, and Aarti Kumar, MD, offer the information you need in your journey to achieve pregnancy. They provide an overview of the human reproductive system, describe issues that may impede conception, and explain various medical, surgical, and lifestyle interventions shown to improve one's chances of becoming pregnant. Sanfilippo and Kumar offer important information on: A broad variety of assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization Diagnostic tests and what to expect throughout your fertility journey Fertility-preserving options for people diagnosed with cancer and people with recurrent miscarriages, polycystic ovaries, a low egg supply, or endometriosis Fertility options for LGBTQ+ readers, single parents, and military personnel Adoption, egg and sperm donation, and egg freezing procedures Financing options, including tips for working with health care insurers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term HEALTH & FITNESS / Women's Health. bisacsh.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Fertility, Human.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Human reproduction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term HEALTH & FITNESS / Fertility & Infertility. bisacsh.
Added Entry, Personal Name Kumar, Aarti, author.
Series Added Entry-Uniform Title Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Location 618.2 SAN 31662001752468

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