The definitive guide to assisted fertility techniques from Britain`s leading medical expert
What is IVF? Who is suitable for treatment? How much does it cost? Where do you go for it? What other treatments are available? What are the ethnical implications of infertility treatment? If you need to know the answers to any of these questions then you need to read this book. THE IVF REVOLUTION is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide, from an internationally respected gynaecologist, for all those thinking about, or currently involved in, treatment for infertility. It gives practical information on all techniques that are now available for assisted reproduction together with the success rates of the different treatments and their respective costs, so that you can assess your own chance of success. In addition the book provides an overview on recent scientific developments such as DNA identification of sperm which can allow parents to pre-determine the sex of their baby; and also covers such ethical issues as that of Mandy Alwood and Diane Blood whose hard-won legal battle gave her the right to conceive using the sperm of her dead husband.