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Counseling and Wellness Resources

Infertility and ART / Coping with Infertility

Aronson, D. & Resolve (1999). Resolving infertility: Understanding the options and choosing solutions when you want to have a baby. Harper Collins.

Berger, G. S., Goldstein, M., & Fuerst, M. (2001). The couples guide to fertility: Third edition. New York: Random House.

Domar, A. D., & Dreher, H. (1996). Healing mind, healthy woman: Using the mind-body connection to manage stress and take control of your life. New York: Dell Publishing.

Domar, A. D., & Kelly, A. L. (2002) Conquering infertility: Dr. Alice Domar’s mind/body guide to enhancing fertility and coping with infertility. New York: Viking.

Friedeman, J. S. (1995). How to become your own best infertility counselor: Helping you understand your struggle; deciding what’s best for you and educating others to accept your choice. Fort Thomas, KY: Jolance Press.

Johnston, P. I. (1994). Taking charge of infertility. Indianapolis: Perspectives Press.

Peoples, D. & Rovner Ferguson, H. (1998). What to expect when you’re experiencing infertility: How to cope with the emotional crisis and survive. New York: W. W. Norton.

Schover, L. R. & Thomas, A. J., Jr. (2000). Overcoming male infertility: Understanding its causes and treatments. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Swire-Falker, E. (2004). The infertility survival handbook: Everything you never thought you’d need to know. New York: Berkley Publishing Group.

Vargo, J. & Regan, M. (2005) A Few Good Eggs. New York: HarperCollins Books.

Jaffe, Janet, Diamond, Martha Ourieff, Diamond, David (2005) Unsung Lullabies. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Schover, Leslie, & Thomas, Anothony J. (2000) Overcoming Male Infertility: Understanding Its Causes and Treatments. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Third Party Reproduction (egg donation, sperm donation, gestational surrogacy)

Glazer, E. S. & Sterling, E. W. (2005). Having your baby through egg donation. Indianapolis: Perspectives Press.

Ehrensaft, D (2005) Mommies, Daddies, Donors, Surrogates. Answering touch questions and building strong families. New York: Guilford Press.

Erickson, T. M. (2005). Assisted reproduction: The complete guide to having a baby with the help of a third party. New York: iUniverse.

Friedeman, J. S. (1996). Building your family through egg donation: What you will want to know about the emotional aspects, bonding and disclosure issues. Fort Thomas, KY: Jolance Press.

Explaining Third Pary Reproduction to children

Schnitter, J. T. (1995). Let me explain: A story about donor insemination. Indianapolis: Perspectives Press.

Stamm, L. (2003). Phoebe’s family: A story about egg donation. New Jersey: Tapestry Books.

Bourne, K. (2002). Sometimes it takes three to make a baby: Explaining egg donor conception to young children. Victoria, Australia: Melbourne IVF.

Nadel, Carolina (2006). Mommy Was Your Tummy Big? USA: Lulu Press.

Pellet, S. (2006) The Kangaroo Pouch: A story about gestational surrogacy for young children. Victoria, BC Canada: Trafford Publishing.

Pregnancy Decision Making / Multifetal Reduction
Ilse, S. (1983) Precious lives, painful choices. A prenatal decision-making guide. Long Lake, MN: Wintergreen Press.

Minnixk, M.A., Delp. K.J., & Ciotti, M.C. (1994) A time to decide, a time to heal: For parents making difficult decisions about babies they love. (4th edition). St. John’s Press.

Miscarriage and Loss of Child

Douglas, Ann & sussman, John R. (2000) Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy after Miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Trade Publishing.

Dubois, Ellen (2006) I never held you: A book about miscarriage, healing and recovery. DLSIJ Press.

Parenting after 40

London, Nancy (2001) Hot flashes, Warm bottles: First time mothers over 40. Berkely, Celestial Arts.