The Inadequate Conception: From Barry White to Blastocytes: What Your Mom Didn't Tell You about Getting Pregnant
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The Inadequate Conception: From Barry White to Blastocytes: What Your Mom Didn't Tell You about Getting Pregnant

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I am the no prego pro, infertility warrior, bunless oven, can't-make-a-baby veteran. It has taken six years and tens of thousands of dollars to achieve this distinction, and more specifically, 1,611 prenatal vitamins, 78 fertility drug injections, 55 ovulation detection tests, 40 blood draws, 33 ultrasounds, 16 pregnancy tests, and 11 embryos to confirm it. Still, througho...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 13th 2010 by Authorhouse
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Laura Rittenhouse
This is a fun book. The subject: couples who are “fertility challenged” yet still trying for parenthood, might seem a bit daunting, especially for those of us who have chosen not to have children, but Lori Green LeRoy has a way with words and storytelling that kept me not just interested but entertained as well.

Via a collection of anecdotes woven through the story of her experiences, the author allows the reader a brief insight into the drama, pain and yes, humor of the fertility treatment world...more
Karen Rittenhouse
Very light, easy reading on a very sensitive subject.

I learned so much about what women (and men) go through with fertility treatments. Lori doesn't hold back, and shares with sensitivity and humor.

And she's qualified to write about it. To quote Lori, she has had "1,611 prenatal vitamins, 78 fertility drug injections, 55 ovulation detection tests, 40 blood draws, 33 ultrasounds, 16 pregnancy tests and 11 embryos."

I highly recommend this book to read or to give as a gift for anyone struggling t...more
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If Goodreads allowed, I'd give it 2.5 stars.
Juanita
Funny take on infertility with a collection of experiences from a number of people. Nice to find a book on infertility that doesn't focus 100% on the dark side of the experience.
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