Joan Liebmann-Smith, Ph.D., is a medical sociologist and an award-winning medical writer. Her articles have appeared in such publications as American Health, Ms., Newsweek, Redbook, Self, and Vogue. She is the author of In Pursuit of Pregnancy and co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Overcoming Infertility. She has also written a book on women and substance abuse to be published in 2006. Dr. Liebmann-Smith is a consultant at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center and is on the board of the National Council on Women's Health. She was a member of the board of directors of RESOLVE, INC. and co-president of RESOLVE, NYC. Jacqueline Nardi Egan is a medical journalist and editor. She specializes in writing educational programs for physicians, allied health professionals, patients, and consumers. She has been the editor of several specialty medical publications and a contributor to national consumer magazines. She is co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Overcoming Infertility. John J. Stangel, M.D., a board certified specialist in Reproductive Medicine, is the Westchester County Medical Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut, and has a private practice in Rye, New York. Dr. Stangel has also been the Medical Director of the Westchester Affiliate of the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas Medical Center; the Clinical Director of Reproductive Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center; and the Medical Director of IVF America. Dr. Stangel is a charter member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists (SART) and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons. He is the editor and contributing author of the textbook Infertility Surgery, has published numerous scientific papers and articles, and has contributed to many textbooks. Dr. Stangel is the author of Fertility and Conception and co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Overcoming Infertility.