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No one has a 100 per cent chance of conceiving. But when nature fails us in this, one of the most natural of quests, we find ourselves in an alien world of medicine and techlogy. Professor Robert Jansen has spent his professional life researching and explaining this world and in this updated edition he does so in a straightforward, friendly and kind way. Reading Getting Pregnant will put you back in control in this foreign environment of modern reproductive medicine and techlogy. With this book you can be on an equal footing with your doctor and the other new people you meet nurses, embryologists, counselors and even ethicists. Completely revised from the first edition, Professor Jansen has included the latest on embryo biopsy and stem cells as well as a greatly expanded section on testing for and treating recurrent miscarriage. Getting Pregnant will provide accurate and reliable information enabling you to make the right decisions in an often emotionally chaotic time. The book manages to be comprehensive without burying you in detail, as you move progressively through choices, from diagsis to treatment, bypassing other people s problems. Jansen proves an excellent guide his clarity itself provides relief. The Washington Post Robert Jansen is one of the great leaders in the exploding field of infertility and reproduction. His combination of scientific expertise and clear communication makes this book a wonderful guide to childless couples, and an interesting read for those who just want to kw more about reproduction. Sherman J. Silber MD, FACS, Director, Infertility Center of St Louis, Missouri. Professor Jansen is a world authority on problems associated with infertility and this outstanding book is written with his usual clarity, intelligence and wit. Lord Robert Winston MD, Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, and television presenter of The Human Body.
Robert Jansen is a physician and gynecologist practicing in the super-speciality of infertility. He was a member of the Australian government s Medical Research Ethics Committee in 1982 when it produced the world s first national guidelines for ethical IVF and embryo research. He has been medical director at Sydney IVF since 1986 and is clinical professor at the University of Sydney, where he teaches reproductive medicine and surgery.