Often enduring years of heartache, couples with infertility number over 7.3 million. Enduring the daunting difficulties of treatment is something few women are prepared for. Based on the personal stories of 200 women determined to overcome infertility, this surprisingly upbeat survivors' guide gives the kind of hard-won wisdom essential to making it through the process. Not only does the book detail coping strategies, it also presents tips for strengthening stressed relationships and addresses the unique needs of single women and lesbians.
An essential guide for women and couples, friends and family, and health care providers and therapists, this book offers the solace and strength needed to prevail even after years of struggle.
* Written by a therapist, consultant, and public speaker dedicated to the study of infertility and its emotional impact * Other titles by Shapiro: When Part of the Self Is Lost and Infertility and Pregnancy Loss
For any woman or couple who feel as if they're facing infertility alone, When You're Not Expecting is a must-have book.