Laughing Is Conceivable

Laughing Is Conceivable : One Woman's Extremely Funny Peek Into the Extremely Unfunny World of Infertility

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If infertility took only a weekto resolve, we could all cry and freakout for seven days and then goon with our lives. But it doesn't. And whether we have to deal with it for a month or years, it's simply too long to live without laughter. This little book was written by a humor writer and infertility survivor.This is her story of how she naviaged through the confusing, anxiety-ridden world of doctors, nurses, butt shots, health insurance, nosy coworkers, inept receptionsists, etc. etc. etc. This book is recommended by renowned infertility professionals around the U.S. and abroad. Many use it in their practices to de-stress both their patients and staff as well as to enhance the relationship between the two.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 8mm | 150g
  • English
  • 0692950117
  • 9780692950111
  • 69,980

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..".Laughing IS Conceivable is like a breath of fresh air and will be a welcome antidote to individuals and couples who are searching for a new way to relieve the stress of their infertility."

Alice D. Domar, Ph.D Executive Director
Domar Center for Mind/Body Health, Boston IVF
Author, Conquering Infertility

..".This is a must read for all patients, partners and family members going through this process. Lori's humorous look at the patient as well as the medical side of this treatment journey is refreshing and needed."

Richard P. Marrs, M.D.
Managing Partner, California Fertility Partners
Los Angeles, CA
Author: Dr. Richard Marrs Fertility Book

"When you smile, life smiles with you, and in her book, Laughing IS Conceivable, Lori Shandle-Fox shares many smiles and how humor uplifts us in the most challenging of times. Infertility is hard, yet when you add a spark of humor to the journey, the light shines and improves the experience and, I believe, the outcome..."


Robert J. Kiltz, MD, FACOG
Owner & Director CNY Fertility Centers,
CNY Healing Arts
Syracuse * Albany * Rochester* Buffalo*

Author: The Fertile Secret, Guide to Living a Fertile Life

..".Lori's journey offers tremendous insight and comfort in a shared experience of infertility. ...This book is a must read for anyone experiencing infertility who embraces the notion that laughter is the best medicine."

Andrea Mechanick Braverman, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, University of Pennsylvania


..".Having cared for infertility patients for over 30 years, I loved her new book. Lori writes: 'How ridiculous are some of the people you have to deal with.' Amen. Lori has a wonderfully entertaining and light-hearted way of discussing a serious, sensitive, and frustrating subject..."


Laurence A. Jacobs M.D., FACOG
Partner- Fertility Centers of Illinois

Integramed Practice


..".A very open and honest view of the infertility journey by a woman who has experienced it first-hand. I smiled and related to her personal battles as I believe will most, if not all couples experiencing this emotionally and financially draining circumstance."

Bobby Webster
Medical/Practice Director
A Woman's Center for Reproductive Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA
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