Your Future Family: The Essential Guide to Assisted Reproduction (What You Need to Know about Surrogacy, Egg Donation, and Sperm Donation)
From one of the world's leading authorities, a practical resource guide filled with the essential information you need to know about assisted reproduction Third-party reproduction is now easier, more accessible, and more successful than ever before, yet it is still a complex process. Before you start down this path to parenthood, there are important questions to consider such as, How are sperm, eggs, and embryos screened?, How do I find a donor?, or What are the legal issues surrounding surrogacy? Here, psychologist Kim Bergman--an expert in the field and a mother herself through assisted reproduction--provides the answers you need and more. Your Future Family provides a roadmap for navigating the journey of building a family through assisted reproduction. It outlines the very first steps you should take, the options available to you at each turn, and includes essential advice and tips to help set you up for success. Filled with personal anecdotes from Bergman's own life, as well as the lives of her clients, this book brings the human element of creating a family this way to life. The definitive primer on assistant reproduction, Your Future Family provides a foundational knowledge of the entire process, includes essential facts, as well as a list of resources to help you along the way. Kim Bergman's expertise and her open, honest approach will inspire confidence to fulfill your dreams of creating a family.