Suggested reading


  1. Corson, Stephen L., M.D. Conquering Infertility: A Guide for Couples. New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1990.

  2. Frankklin, Robert R., M.D. and Dorothy Kay Brockman. In Pursuit of Fertility: A Consultation With a Specialist. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1990.

  3. Nachtigall, Robert, M.D. and Elizabeth Mehran. Overcoming Infertility. New York: Doubleday, 1991.

  4. Novotny, Pamela Patrick. What You Can Do About Infertility. New York: Dell Publishing, 1991.

  5. Karow, William G., M.D., William C. Gentry, D.H.D., Christopher Hsuing, and Andrienne Pope, Ph.D. A Baby of Your Own: New Ways to Overcome Infertility. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1992.

  6. Harkness, Carla. The Infertility Book: A Comprehensive Medical and Emotional Guide. San Francisco: Volcano Press, 1992.

  7. Robin, Peggy. How to be a Successful Fertility Patient. New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1993.


  1. Becker, Gay. Healing the Infertility Family. New York: Bantam Books, 1990.

  2. Hill, Susan. One Woman's Passionate Quest to complete Her Family. New York: Viking Penguin, 1990.

  3. Mullens, Anne. Missed conceptions: Overcoming Infertility. Toronto, Canada: McGraw- Hill Ryerson, 1990.

  4. Clapp, Diane, BSN, RN and Merle Bombardieri, LlCSW .How Can I help? A Handbook for Family and Friends of couples going Through Infertility. Fertility Counseling Associates, 33 Bedford St., Lexington, MA 02173, 1991.

  5. McGuirk, James and Mary Elizabeth McGuirk. For Want of a Child: A Psychologist and His Wife Explore the Emotional Effects and Challenges of Infertility. New York: Continuum, 1991.

  6. Salzer, Linda P .surviving Infertility: A Compassionate Guide through the Emotional Crisis of Infertility. New York: Harper Perennial, 1991.

  7. Borysenko, Joan. minding the Body. Mending the Mind. New York: Bantam Books, 1987.

  8. Stephenson, Lynda Rutledge. Give Us a Child: Coping with the Personal Crisis of Infertility. New York: Harper and Row, 1987.

  9. Baughan, Jill. A Hope Deferred: A Couple's Guide to Coping with Infertility. Oregon: Multnomah Press, 1989.

Assisted Reproductive Technologies

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1995 Assisted Reproductive Technology Success Rates. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1997.

  2. Wisot, Arthur L., M.D. and David R. Meldrum, M.D. A Guide to In Vitro Fertilization and Other Assisted Reproductive Methods. New York: Parohs Books, 1990.

  3. Silber, Sherman, J., M.D. How to Get Pregnant With the New Technology. New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1991.

  4. Lauritzen, Paul. Pursuing Parenthood-Ethical Issues in Assisted Reproduction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.

  5. Partridge-Brown, Mary. In Vitro Fertilization Clinics -A North American Directory of Programs and Services. McFarland and Company, 1993.

  6. Sher, Geoffrey, M.D., and Virginia Marriage. From Infertility to In Vitro Fertilization. New York: McGraw Hill, 1988. 

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