Everything Conceivable: How Assisted Reproduction Is Changing Men, Women, and the World
Skyrocketing infertility rates and dizzying technological advances are revolutionizing America...more
The book explores all aspects of Assisted Reproduction and many of the moral ramifications that have come about because of it. Mundy discusses everything from stem cell research, increased births...more
Liza Mundy, an award-winning feature writer for the Washington Post, delivers a dispassionate, comprehensive view of assisted reproduction in the 21st century. She has clearly done her research, building the project from an initial assignment to look at infertility among minorities to a book that examines the manifold ramifications of our newfound ability to circumvent evolution. Her clear-eyed look at the world strikes a few reviewers as a bit too removed, and her interviews and case studies so...more
There's a great deal here to give heart to those trying to deal with infertility - male sterility is all but vanquished in the United States, for example, thanks to new ways of intro...more
some of the topics covered:
-fertility drugs vs. IVF (and what if...more
I'd recommend this book for anyone who has infertility issues in their family. My husband is especially glad I finally finished this book so we don't have discuss it each night. :)
This book was so informative, well written, well researched, yet.. So readable. I read it quickly and loved it. If only more non-fiction/topic books were like this.
It made me want to read whatever else the author will write.