A recent report in the Journal of Advanced Nursing found that 96 percent of women in an IVF preconception study faced lifestyle issues and health risks, but that nearly half of the women weren’t willing or prepared to change their habits.
Why would women who are ready to go through the difficult process of IVF not be agreeable to changing – even if just temporarily – some of aspects of their lifestyle to better their chances of conception?
TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
The Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent or Achieve Pregnancy--Naturally--and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health
-- a guide to using fertility awareness - that is, reading fertility signals in order to prevent or achieve pregnancy.
Certified fertility educator Katie Singer explains how to observe and chart fertility cycles to determine when a woman is most fertile to increase chances of conception, or to exercise birth control naturally - a method that, when followed precisely, is as effective as the Pill.
Unlike other books on fertility awareness, The Garden of Fertility also describes how to use the charts to gauge gynecological health and offers non-medical options for strengthening reproductive wellness.
This book provides all the information women never learned in sex education class, but should have.
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