Getting Pregnant -- A guide for the infertile couple

Dr Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr Anjali Malpani, MD
Malpani Infertility Clinic, Bombay, India.

This entire book is available free online right here to help you start your family.

The Gujarati version is at http://issuu.com/malpani/docs/gujarati

The Marathi version is at http://issuu.com/malpani/docs/marathi

The Hindi version is at http://issuu.com/malpani/docs/hindi

You can also read the full book online here !
http://issuu.com/malpani/docs/how_to_have_a_baby.

Table of Contents

Preface
 
Chapter 1: Do you have an infertility problem? When to start worrying!
 
Chapter 2: How Babies are Made - The Basics
 
Chapter 3: Finding Out What's Wrong -- The Basic Medical Tests
 
Chapter 4:Testing the Man - Semen Analysis
 
Chapter 5: Beyond the Semen Analysis
 
Chapter 6: Diagnosis and Treatment for Male Infertility -- More Confusion!
 
Chapter 7: The Man with a Low Sperm Count
 
Chapter 8: Microinjection: The Latest Advance in Treating the Infertile Man
 
Chapter 9: Ultrasound - Seeing with Sound
 
Chapter 10: Laparoscopy -- The Kinder Cut
 
Chapter 11: Hysteroscopy
 
Chapter 12: The Tubal Connection
 
Chapter 13: Ovulation -- Normal and Abnormal
 
Chapter 14: The Older Woman
 
Chapter 15: Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD)
 
Chapter 16: The Cervical Factor
 
Chapter 17: Hirsutism -- Excess Facial and Body Hair
 
Chapter 18: Endometriosis -- The Silent Invader
 
Chapter 19: Ectopic Pregnancy – The Time Bomb in the Tube
 
Chapter 20: Unexplained Infertility
 
Chapter 21: Secondary Infertility -- Caught Between Fertile And Infertile Worlds
 
Chapter 22: Empty Arms -- The Lonely Trauma of Miscarriage
 
Chapter 23: Understanding Your Medicines
 
Chapter 24: IUI - Intrauterine Insemination
 
Chapter 25: Test Tube Babies - IVF & GIFT
 
Chapter 26: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis - the newest ART
 
Chapter 27: Using Donor Sperm
 
Chapter 28: Surrogate Mothering
 
Chapter 29: When Enough is Enough - The Decision to End Treatment
 
Chapter 30: Adoption - Yours by Choice
 
Chapter 31: Childfree living - Life without children
 
Chapter 32: Stress And Infertility
 
Chapter 33: The Emotional Crisis of Infertility
 
Chapter 34: How to Cope with Infertility
 
Chapter 35: Infertility and Sexuality
 
Chapter 36: Support Groups-Self-Help is the Best Help
 
Chapter 37: Myths and Misconceptions
 
Chapter 38: Helping Hands - How Friends and Relatives can Help
 
Chapter 39: Rights of the Infertile Couple - and What Society Needs to do About Them
 
Chapter 40: Alternative Medicine: Exploring Your Treatment Options
 
Chapter 41: Making Decisions about Treatment
 
Chapter 42: How to Find the Best Doctor
 
Chapter 43: How to Make the Most of Your Doctor
 
Chapter 44: Let the reader beware - making sense of medical stories in the news
 
Chapter 45: The Infertile Patient's Guide to the Internet
 
Chapter 46: The Ethical Issues - Right or Wrong?
 
Chapter 47: How Much Does Treatment Cost?
 
Chapter 48: Pregnant - At Last !
 
Chapter 49: Preventing Infertility
 
Chapter 50: The Infertile Patient's Prayer and Infertility "Defined"
 
Chapter 51: Making IVF affordable
 
Chapter 52: Why are women scared of IVF?
 
Chapter 53: Infertility Record Sheet
 
Chapter 54: Self-Insemination
 
Chapter 55: Interpreting the lab test results
 
Glossary