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    1. How to Pay for Fertility Treatments

      If you're struggling to get pregnant and facing the roller coaster of a fertility treatment, the last thing you want to worry about is how you'll pay for it. But it can take a big bite out of your income. The national infertility association RESOLVE estimates the average cost of an in vitro fertiliz

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    2. Ready to Get Pregnant? Dad's Health Matters

      When a couple is trying to have a baby, the advice for moms-to-be is plentiful --take prenatal vitamins, don’t drink alcohol, say no to sushi, get plenty of rest. But did you know a dad’s health at conception can affect the baby’s health as well? "Many men may not realize that the health of their sp

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    3. Infertility: Why It Happens and What You Can Do

      Anyone who has struggled with infertility will tell you this: It can be quite the roller-coaster ride. "The hardest thing for us was not having answers," says one woman, now 38. She and her 45-year-old husband were derailed for several years while doctors tried to figure out the cause of their infer

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    4. The Truth About Sexual Positions and Getting Pregnant

      Myths abound when it comes to sex, sexual positions, and conception, says Donnica Moore, MD, a women's health expert based in Far Hills, N.J. "One common misconception is that it's best to have all sex all the time because the greater the number episodes of intercourse, the greater the chance of con

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    5. Mother Nature vs. Infertility Treatment

      The good, if not great, news is that the latest advances in infertility treatment have made it possible for more people than ever before to become parents. The bad news is that growing numbers of couples may be jumping the gun and seeking infertility treatments without giving Mother Nature a chance.

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    6. Marriage Makeover: Can Our Marriage Survive Infertility?

      By Rebecca Davis Even after years of infertility treatments, Monica and Steve Klein couldn't get pregnant. And while they were busy trying to create a new family, they forgot about the one they already had--with each other. Our relationship expert helps this couple find their way back to the intimac

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    7. The Baby Dilemma: Hope in a Tank

      Anxious about her fertility, 30-something Sarah Elizabeth Richards took $13,000 out of her savings account to freeze her eggs.

    8. Mothers ... at Last

      By Gina Shaw Jody, Carrie, and Jenny look back at how far they've come together − and look forward to a sweet future with their daughters. For the past year, Jody Urbas, 34, Carrie Brainerd, 32, and Jenny Taylor, 28, have shared with REDBOOK readers the most intimate details of their lives as they w

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    9. Womb for Rent: Surrogate Mothers in India

      By Abigail Haworth Customer service, tech support...these days we outsource everything to India. So why not pregnancy? Here is a report on the growing number of Indian women willing to carry an American child. The midday sun is ferociously hot outside the Akanksha Infertility Clinic, a scuffed concr

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    10. The Fertility Diaries: Friends and Mothers

      By Gina Shaw 3 women, each trying to build a family, have been waiting on some important — and nerve-racking — developments. Will Jody's latest fertility treatment succeed? Will Carrie's labor go smoothly? Read about their latest challenges and triumphs. In this installment of the "Fertility Diaries

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