The Fertility Handbook

The Fertility Handbook : Everything You Need to Know to maximise your chance of pregnancy

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Professor Mary Wingfield is one of Ireland's foremost fertility experts, and she has helped hundreds of people to conceive over the last thirty years. In The Fertility Handbook she has created an up-to-date and authoritative guide for anyone who wants to maximise their chance of pregnancy.

This book provides a clear and holistic approach to fertility, including:

Understanding your body and maximising your chances of conceiving naturally
A pre-conception plan with sections on lifestyle, nutrition and the role of stress
The common (and uncommon) causes of fertility problems in both men and women
Demystifying complex treatments such as IVF, IUI and egg freezing
Up-to-date information on ethics, funding and the law both nationally and internationally
Options for single people and same-sex couples from a modern perspective
Insightful testimonials from patients dealing with fertility problems and the emotional impact of treatment

The Fertility Handbook is a must-read for anyone planning a pregnancy now or in the future.

All royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to the Merrion Fertility Foundation, which funds fertility treatment.

Mary Wingfield is a leading light in fertility treatment in Ireland for over a generation. If you are looking to know more about maximising your fertility, having a baby or what to do if you're having problems this book is a really good read.

Dr Ciara Kelly - Alive and Kicking, Newstalk.

`Wonderfully accessible and hugely informative. Whether seeking or delivering care for infertility, this book will be invaluable'.

Dr Rhona Mahony, Master, National Maternity Hospital
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 157 x 234 x 25mm | 756g
  • Gill Books
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • English
  • 0717172740
  • 9780717172740
  • 244,265

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About Mary Wingfield

Professor Mary Wingfield is a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin, Clinical Director of the Merrion Fertility Clinic and an Associate Professor at University College Dublin. Professor Wingfield is a leading expert in her field, is widely published and is actively involved in research and teaching in the area of fertility.
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