Infertility: East Meets West
Resources & References
August, 2013:BPA may be linked to infertility in women
May, 2013:Frontiers of Fertility: Better IVF. Cutting-edge ways to size up embryos. For couples struggling to conceive, the options are expanding—and the outlook is improving.
2010: APA book Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counseling, which addresses the many quandaries encountered by mental health professionals who practice in the field of reproductive medicine. This book sets the standard for psychologists who work with donors and recipients of gametes and embryos, gestational surrogates, intended parents, and children conceived through assisted reproduction.
Use of Acupuncture in Fertility Treatment
Use of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Fertility Treatment
Supplementation and Fertility
Meditation and Fertility
Yoga and Fertility
Allergies and Fertility
Centers for Fertility Enhancement
Reproductive Wellness, Inc.:
Mission Valley Clinic: 2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 104, San Diego, CA. 92108, Phone: 858-381-2281
North County Clinic: 6370 Lusk Blvd., Suite F103, San Diego, CA. 92121, Phone: 858-381-2281 email
Portland Natural Fertility:
1340 SW Bertha Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97219, (503) 244-0500
Study Confirms: IVF Does Drive People Crazy By Marty Klein, Ph.D.
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Danis, P.G., Kurz, S.A., Covert, L.M. (2017). Medical Students’ Knowledge of Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning. Frontiers in Medicine, June. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2017.00065 Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2017.00065/full
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Smith, J. F., Eisenberg, M. L., Millstein, S. G., Nachtigall, R. D., Shindel, A. W., Wing, H., … the Infertility Outcomes Program Project Group. (2010). The Use of Complementary and Alternative Fertility Treatment in Couples Seeking Fertility Care: Data from a Prospective Cohort in the United States. Fertility and Sterility, 93(7), 2169–2174. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.02.054
Tomao, F., Lo Russo, G., Spinelli, G.P., Stati, V., Prete, A. A., Prinzi, N., Sinjari, M., Vici, P., Papa, A., Chiotti, M.S., Panici, P.B. and Tomao, S. (2014). Fertility drugs, reproductive strategies and ovarian cancer risk. Journal of Ovarian Research, 7:51. https://doi.org/10.1186/1757-2215-7-51
Wang, J., & Sauer, M. V. (2006). In vitro fertilization (IVF): a review of 3 decades of clinical innovation and technological advancement. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, 2(4), 355–364.
Wu, A. K., Elliott, P., Katz, P. P., & Smith, J. F. (2013). Time Costs of Fertility Care: The Hidden Hardship of Building a Family. Fertility and Sterility, 99(7), 2025–2030. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.01.145
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