“Offering parents a degree of hope, as well as a realistic appraisal of the IVF experience. Making Babies makes for dramatic and compulsive reading.”
“…a fascinating read for those touched by infertility or interested in assisted reproduction.”
Making Babies tells the stories behind the statistics, inside the world of egg harvesting, blastocyst transferral and hormone injections. Here are fourteen very candid, personal accounts of IVF survivors; many are inspiring, some are heartbreaking, while others are simply miraculous.
From single mothers, to long-term heterosexual and gay couples, Making Babies presents an array of experiences from those who have been touched by the incredible possibilities opened up by IVF technology.
Within this remarkable collection of memoirs are stories of personal loss, endurance, unwavering dedication and sacrifice and, above all, confirmation of the inexplicable love that stems from the act of becoming a parent - whether through natural means, reproductive technology, surrogacy or adoption.
If you’re contemplating IVF, this book can serve as a reality check. If you’ve been through the process, it can help you make sense of your own feelings by reading similar experiences. If you have friends, family or patients on the IVF treadmill, Making Babies will arm you with inside knowledge, to support them on their journey.