Treatment Resources: Infertility
Selected Readings
Conceptions & Misconceptions : A Guide Through the Maze of in Vitro Fertilization & Other Assisted Reproduction Techniques by Arthur L. Wisot, David R. Meldrum
Counseling in Male Infertility by Sammy Lee
Couple Therapy for Infertility (The Guilford Family Therapy Series) by Ronny Diamond (Editor), David Kezur, Mimi Meyers, Constance N. Scharf, Margot Weinshel
Healing the Infertile Family : Strengthening Your Relationship in the Search for Parenthood by Gay Becker, Gaylene Becker, Robert D. Nachtigall
Infertility Counseling : A Comprehensive Handbook for Clinicians by Linda Hammer Burns (Editor), Sharon N. Covington (Editor)
Infertility and Identity : New Strategies for Treatment by Lara L. Deveraux, Ann Jackoway Hammerman
Infertility and Involuntary Childlessness : Helping Couples Cope by Beth Cooper-Hilbert
Infertility: Psychological Issues and Counseling Strategies by Sandra R. Leiblum (Editor)
Reconceiving Women : Separating Motherhood from Female Identity by Mardy S. Ireland
Without Child: Challenging the Stigma of Childlessness by Laurie Lisle
Readings for Clients
The Ache for a Child by Debra Bridwell
Choosing Assisted Reproduction : Social, Emotional & Ethical Considerations by Susan Cooper, Ellen Sarasohn Glazer
Experiencing Infertility : An Essential Resource by Debby Peoples, Harriette Rovner Ferguson
Experiencing Infertility : Stories to Inform and Inspire by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer (Editor), Ellen Sarasoln Glazer
Laughin'fertility: A Bundle of Observations for the Baby-Making Challenged by Lisa Safran
A Little Pregnant : Our Memoir of Fertility, Infertility, and a Marriage by Linda Carbone, Ed Decker
The Long-Awaited Stork : A Guide to Parenting After Infertility by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer
Pride and Joy : The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children by Terri Casey
Resolving Infertility: Understanding the Options and Choosing Solutions When You Want to Have a Baby by Diane Aronson (Contributor), Resolve(Organization : Arlington, Mass.)
Sweet Grapes : How to Stop Being Infertile and Start Living Again by Jean W. Carter, Michael Carter
Wanting a Child by Jill Bialosky (Editor), Helen Schulman (Editor)
Wanting Another Child : Coping With Secondary Infertility by Harriet Fishman Simons, Harriet F. Simons
What to Expect When You're Experiencing Infertility: How to Cope with the Emotional Crisis and Survive by Debby Peoples, Harriette Rovner Ferguson
When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden : Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility by Sandra Glahn, William Cutrer (Contributor)
Radio Broadcasts

09/29/1999 Talk of the Nation New Reproductive Choices

A New York doctor has successfully re-implanted ovarian tissue in a twenty-nine year old woman, apparently restoring her fertility and reversing early menopause. The procedure is only the latest in a series of breakthroughs from artificial insemination to frozen embryos that are redefining how we reproduce. What kind of effect will these changes have on society, and on the relations between men and women?

11/20/1997 Morning Edition Infertility Series

Stephen Smith of Minnesota Public Radio examines the history of infertility, and how society has dealt with this private problem. Until recently, the problems of an infertile couple were usually blamed on the woman. It wasn't until the 19th century that doctors began treating infertility as a medical condition.

04/281997 Morning Edition Infertility

Writer Bob Shacochis (Sha-CO-chis) and his wife began trying to have children when they were in their mid-30s-after one miscarriage they began a series of visits to fertility clinics--and a years of attempts to conceive with the help of specialists. In this excerpt, he describes their unsuccessful attempt with invitro-fertilization. (8:00)

12/26/1997 Morning Edition Infertility Series

Catherine Winter of Minnesota Public Radio reports on investigations into the biological, psychological, and social origins of the desire to have and raise children. (8:03)



Websites Infertility Page - over 700 sites listed as resources for Infertility issues
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Discussion Boards on Infertility
FertilityCoach - A Positive Approach to the Challenges of Trying to Conceive
Latest Infertility News - from
Resolve: The National Infertility Association - their mission is to provide timely, compassionate support and information to people who are experiencing infertility and to increase awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy.
How the Man and Woman Each Contribute to Fertility: The Anatomy of Reproduction - from "The Couples Guide to Fertility" by Gary Berger, M.D., Marc Goldstein, M.D. and Mark Fuerst.
Overview of Infertility - National Women's Health Information Center
Overcoming Infertility - Broad overview of the strategies and solutions available to overcome infertility

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site