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    DescriptionThe Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant is a complete guide to getting pregnant-the medical, psychological, social, and sexual aspects, told in a straight-forward, funny, and compassionate manner, like talking to a good friend who's been through it all. Jean Twenge covers everything you'll be wondering about and advises what you can do at home, before getting a doctor involved. Twenge explains how to prepare mentally and physically when thinking about having a child, how to talk about it with family, friends, and your partner, how to know when you're ovulating, and when best to have sex, how to tilt the odds toward having a boy or a girl, how to handle the great sadness of a miscarriage, and what to do when you do get pregnant. Trying to conceive often involves an enormous amount of emotion, from anxiety and utter disappointment to hope and joy. With comfort, humor, and straightforward advice, The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant is the bedside companion to help you through it.


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    Title
    Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean M. Twenge
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781451620702
    ISBN 10: 1451620705
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFDW
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    B&T General Subject: 420
    DC22: 618.2
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24620
    B&T Approval Code: S65476036
    BIC subject category V2: MJT
    B&T Approval Code: A66260000
    BISAC V2.8: HEA041000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA045000
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    B&T Approval Code: A64605548
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    LC classification: RG133 .T84 2012
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    DC23: 618.2
    Thema V1.0: VFDW, MKC
    Edition statement
    Original.
    Publisher
    Atria Books
    Imprint name
    Atria Books
    Publication date
    15 August 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., is a widely published associate professor of psychology at San Diego State University. Her research has appeared in Time, USA TODAY, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today and Dateline and National Public Radio's All Things Considered.
    Review quote
    "Psychology professor Twenge (Generation Me) cuts to the chase in this wonderful (and often humorous) guide to getting pregnant--and fast. The author explains that when she was trying to conceive, she read everything she could get her hands on--and found that much of the commonly accepted information was false. She decided to set matters straight and help women get pregnant as quickly and effortlessly as possible. Twenge takes a active and confident approach from the get-go, assuring women that if they use her methods of "fertility awareness," there's a good chance of getting pregnant on the first try. She offers three ways to determine the time of ovulation: charting, ovulation predictor kits, and fertility monitors, advising that the "Very Impatient Woman" use all three. Twenge details the vital importance of timing, citing research on the best days--and hours--to procreate as well as to synchronize ovulation with the chances for a boy or girl. This is a fine science, indeed, but Twenge explains her approach with clarity and precision. She debunks the myth that a relaxed attitude affects outcome and shoots down outdated statistics (e.g., oft- cited research about the fertility of women over 35 culled from birth records from France in the 1600s). Women hoping to conceive will swiftly find very helpful information in this manageable, informative, and entertaining guide." -- "Publishers Weekly"