Edited by Justine Bold & Susan Bedford
Trade Paperback Book
An exploration of integrated approaches to infertility. With specialist contributors, the book covers common conditions that reduce fertility, including immunological abnormalities, and explores how nutrition, acupuncture, reflexology and yoga can provide invaluable emotional and physiological support for couples undergoing assisted reproduction.
A comprehensive integrative handbook on fertility treatment, and Assisted Reproduction Techniques (ART), the book is written by specialist contributors for health professionals and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practitioners, and for those seriously considering ART themselves.
Integrated approaches to infertility offer both a greater awareness and understanding of the combination of factors that can influence the chances of success when undergoing different types of ART. Leading experts review the evidence and discuss the benefits of different approaches to support the physiological and emotional aspects of fertility and fertility treatment. The book covers everything from identifying and treating conditions that may reduce fertility, including immunological abnormalities and specific male and female factors, to how nutrition, acupuncture, reflexology and yoga can support couples going through assisted reproduction, including helping to improve some immunological aspects. There is also a chapter that looks specifically at support for the over 40’s.