Deciding to start or build a family is a life-changing decision, and, once the choice is made, there's a whole new set of unknownsincluding how challenging the journey will be. For the first time, fertility experts at Mayo Clinic offer an essential guide for those who want to have a baby. With color photographs and graphics throughout, this user-friendly yet comprehensive book provides answers and explanations on nearly every aspect of achieving a successful pregnancy: lifestyle and nutrition; the intricacies of natural conception; common fertility problems; the latest medical treatments (including intrauterine insemination,IVF, and donors); and information on special situations (including fertility preservation, chosen single parenthood, same-sex couples, and more).
Jani R. Jensen, M.D., is a Mayo specialist in the division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and director of the In Vitro Fertilization Program at Mayo Clinic.
Elizabeth A. Stewart, M.D., is the chair of Mayo's division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.