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Books We Recommend

There are a number of published resources that you can read to help you and your partner better understand infertility. We’ve reviewed these books and think you’ll find them helpful.

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The Couples Guide to Fertility: With the Newest Scientific Techniques to Help You Have a Baby, Updated Version
by Gary S. Berger, M.D., Marc Goldstein, M.D. and Mark Fuerst
How to be a Successful Fertility Patient: Your Guide to Getting the Best Possible Medical Help to Have a Baby
by Peggy Robin
Helping the Stork: The Choices and Challenges of Donor Insemination
by Carol Frost Vercollone, Heidi Moss, Robert Moss
The Endometriosis Sourcebook
by Mary Lou Ballweg
The Pregnancy Prescription: The Success-Oriented Approach to Overcoming Infertility
by Hugh D. Melnick, Nancy Intrator
Experiences of Donor Conception
by Caroline Lorbach
Adopting After Infertility
by Patricia Irwin Johnston
Miscarriage: Women Sharing from the Heart
by Marie Allen, Shelly Marks
Parenthood Lost: Healing the Pain after Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death

by Michael R. Bermans
Overcoming Male Infertility: Understanding Its Causes and Treatments

by Leslie R. Schover, Anthony J. Thomas
Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss
by Ann Douglas, John R. Sussman, Deborah L. Davis
Reaching Out: The Guide to Writing a Terrific Dear Birthmother Letter
by Nelson Handel
What to Expect When You’re Experiencing Infertility: How to Cope with the Emotional Crisis and Survive
by Debby Peoples, Harriette Rovner Ferguson
Talking With Young Children About Adoption
by Mary Watkins, Susan Fisher
The Complete Single Mother
by Andrea Engber, Leah Klungness
Lesbian and Gay Parenting Handbook: Creating and Raising Our Families
by April Martin

Choosing to Be Open about Donor Conception: The Experiences of Parents
by Sharon Pettle and Jan Burns
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