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The Baby Chase: An Adventure in Fertility

3.59  ·  Rating Details ·  104 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Finn’s engaging and honest account sheds light on a subject that few people who undergo IFV are willing to talk about: what happens when the science doesn’t ...
Published (first published July 8th 2011)
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Lauren
Dec 29, 2011 Lauren rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Viciously depressing, but a good read. Don't read it WHILE you are having fertility problems!!
Angie
Holly Finn recounts her own experience with in vitro in this short-book, long-essay from http://byliner.com

Regardless of what you'd do in her situation, Finn provides valuable insight into emotional and physical trials that infertility has on an individual (or on a couple). Based on statistics alone, we're all likely to know someone who is going through this experience, and it's hard to know what to say or do. Finn's story should give you some ideas.

For a husband's take on in vitro, check out th
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Amy
Jan 17, 2012 Amy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Heartbreaking to read about one woman's struggle with infertility. It is written with humor, heart and sprinkled with medical facts that all young women should know about their chances of conceiving. I really hope that her treatments succeed.
Bethann
Very thought-provoking, especially right after reading State of Wonder.
Colleen
Jul 31, 2011 Colleen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Liked it! Not sure that I really got anything new out of it, but I did appreciate her humor.
Melissa
Jan 26, 2012 Melissa rated it liked it
Fascinating and sobering look at IVF and one person's experience.
Colin Summers
May 11, 2012 Colin Summers rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So funny, enlightening and touching.
Sally
Aug 09, 2012 Sally rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't really care for this. It was about about one woman's trials & triumphs with fertility.
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Hoping for a happy ending for author!
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