Wanting Another Child: How to Cope with Secondary Infertility

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9780029289389: Wanting Another Child: How to Cope with Secondary Infertility

A welcome support for couples and an informative resource for practitioners

A full and rich book that explores the special challenges of people facing infertility as parents. The personal stories are emotionally evocative and well balanced with explanations and strategies. A helpful book for parents facing infertility and the people who help them
–– Peg Beck, former executive director, RESOLVE of the Bay State

The author explores the emotional costs of secondary infertility on parents as well as on the child or children the couple already has and provides strategies for coping with and eventually resolving secondary infertility by sharing a variety of personal experiences.

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"Simons offers rich descriptions of the unique process of secondary infertility from assessment to resolution and gives perspective and sound, detailed guidance. This book is a wonderful addition to the resources for infertile couples." James W. Drisko, assistant professor, Smith College School of Social Work

"This book speaks to the millions of neglected sufferers of secondary infertility, offering not only support and comfort but also coping strategies and survival techniques which will be immediately useful to patients and professionals alike. . . .[This book] will soon join other classics in the infertility literature." Judith Calica, licensed clinical social worker

"Finally, a full and rich book that explores the special challenges of people facing infertility as parents. The personal stories are emotionally evocative and well balanced with explanations and strategies. I particularly appreciate the thorough coverage of how complex coping and decision making is when parents must juggle infertility and the many needs of their children. A helpful book for parents facing infertility and the people who help them" Peg Beck, former executive director, RESOLVE of the Bay State

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Support and Validation for Couples Experiencing Secondary Infertility

Couples who learn they suffer from secondary infertility find themselves caught between two worlds— that of parents and the childless infertile. With compassion and insight, Wanting Another Child provides a much–needed resource for couples experiencing secondary infertility and the professionals who treat them. This book explores the emotional costs of secondary infertility as well as the effect it may have on the couple’s existing children. Wanting Another Child is filled with success stories and effective strategies for coping with— and eventually resolving—infertility.

Praise for Wanting Another Child

"Finally, a full and rich book that explores the special challenges of people facing infertility as parents. The personal stories are emotionally evocative and well balanced with explanations and strategies. I particularly appreciate the thorough coverage of how complex coping and decision making is when parents must juggle infertility and the many needs of their children. A helpful book for parents facing infertility and the people who help them"—Peg Beck, former executive director, RESOLVE of the Bay State

"Simons offers rich descriptions of the unique process of secondary infertility from assessment to resolution and gives perspective and sound, detailed guidance. This book is a wonderful addition to the resources for infertile couples."—James W. Drisko, assistant professor, Smith College School of Social Work

"This book speaks to the millions of neglected sufferers of secondary infertility, offering not only support and comfort but also coping strategies and survival techniques which will be immediately useful to patients and professionals alike. . . .[This book] will soon join other classics in the infertility literature."—Judith Calica, licensed clinical social worker

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