Taking Charge Of Your Fertility (revised Edition): The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control…

by Toni Weschler

Harpercollins Publishers | November 1, 2001 | Trade Paperback

Taking Charge Of Your Fertility (revised Edition): The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health is rated 5 out of 5 by 10.
Taking Charge of Your Fertility has helped literally hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, or simply gain better control of their health and lives. This book thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method, which in only a couple of minutes a day allows you to: enjoy highly effective and scientifically proven birth control without chemicals or devices maximize your chances of conception before you see a doctor, or expedite your fertility treatment by quickly identifying impediments to pregnancy achievement increase the likelihood of choosing the gender of your baby gain control of your sexual and gynecological health. This expanded new edition includes: a revolutionary new, fully intuitive charting system numerous new master charts, including separate ones for birth control, pregnancy achievement, and menopause the latest on fertility conditions and high-tech treatments comprehensive tables that clearly summarize fertility-related drugs and procedures.

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: November 1, 2001

Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060937645

ISBN - 13: 9780060937645

Found in: Health and Well Being

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Learned more in a week than I did in the last 29.. This book is the greatest female reproductive book ever written. Every woman in the world should have this book next to their beds. It doesn't matter if you are 19 or 69 this book will have something in it for you. It takes you from the beginning to end of the female reproductive system and even helps us understand a little more about men too. I recommend this book to all woman, but especially to those who are thinking of starting a family in the next couple of years. You will be amazed what you just didn't know about your body.
Date published: 2006-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth every penny We have been trying for a couple months now to have a baby, there is sooo much information online that is misleading and so difficult to understand. I bought this book because so many other women were recommending it. I am almost done reading it and started yesterday, it makes everything seem so clear. I cannot believe that so many people turn to the unatural before trying to simply give this book a chance, it makes sense that your body is giving you signals everyday, but after reading this book you know what they mean. I hope to have news of a new edition to our family really soon and believe after reading this wonderful book that we will.
Date published: 2005-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Valuable Always an excellent resource! As a Naturopathic Doctor my fertility patients love borrowing the book and it helps them to set up the fertility monitoring habits. Just getting to really know their bodies helps many women concieve!
Date published: 2005-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must-Read for all Women Just read it. Whether you are trying to get pregnant or trying NOT to, this book will reveal a world of knowledge about your cycle and your body that has been sitting in front of your face all along. Most women think they understand their cycles but the fact is, most don't. I've passed this book along to 3 friends and trust me, if you have time to take the pill every day, you have time to follow Weschler's simple guidelines to Taking Charge of your Fertility.
Date published: 2005-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent tool for any couple starting a family !! When I told a good friend of mine that my husband and I were ready to start our family she told me to pick up this book as it will help to avoid possible months of disappointment because we aren't hitting the right time in our cycle. She said after 5 months of trying with no results she and her husband decided to pick up this book, read it and used the theories... the outcome... they are now pregnant and due May 2005. We took her suggestion and after reading the book both my husband and I felt empowered and began thinking of the process as less of a roll of the dice and had a mind set that we can acheive our pregnancy goals on our schedule. We highly recommend this to anyone who has decided to start a family or who is even just beginning to think about it. I am so thankful to my friend for her recommendation.
Date published: 2005-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything you want to know about your body My husband and I have been trying for a baby for a little while, and I have bought a couple of other books, plus I have read every major website about pregnancy, but none of them explains better than this excellent-written book! This doesn't only tell you how to maximize the chance of pregnancy in details, but also basic yet fundamental information about women's body. I wish I had bought this and read it long time ago, but I'm glad I have read it now. I know my body so well that it's fun to see the changes in every cycle. Like other ladies commented, this is a must-have textbook for all women, whether or not you are planning to get pregnant, and something we should've been taught at school!
Date published: 2004-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have for Women of All Ages The information in this book should become part of the legacy a mother passes to her daughter when she enters menarche!! I initially read it for information on fertility, but I found the information even more helpful for putting to rest hidden fears about potential 'symptoms' of illness - all of which turned out to be a natural part of my cycle!! Every woman should develop an understanding about her body and her cycle and this book will help everything make sense - something which very few physiology courses or even most doctors can help you with. Since reading this book I have used the information to both help achieve (1st month of trying) and avoid pregnancy (several months now). We are currently using FAM to try again and I have every confidence that it will work this time as well.
Date published: 2003-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Have For All Women After reading Toni Weschler's book, I became pregnant with my first child within a couple of months. We had been trying for a year. I've just found out #2 is on the way -- first try -- all thanks to Weschler's teachings. Even if you're not trying to get pregnant, this book contains information all women should know. Contrary to what your old, male doctor might think, all women are not the same and our cycles aren't all the same either. If you are trying to get pregnant, she gives you the tools to do so -- with success. She suggests simple, practical advice about when to suspect problems bigger than poor timing. She also gives you the knowledge and information you need to take to your doctor once you've determined there may be an issue. I could rave on and on. The book is fantastic!!
Date published: 2002-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A one-of-a-kind guide! Toni Weschler does a terrific job of explaining how a woman's fertility signs vary over the course of her menstrual cycle. She teaches you how to monitor the quality and quantity of your cervical mucus, the position of your cervix, and your basal body temperature (your temperature first thing in the morning) in order to increase your chances of avoiding or achieving a pregnancy. Every young woman should be given a copy of this book when she enters puberty. It's need-to-know information.
Date published: 2002-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Absolute MUST read for all women! This book should be entitled Things Your Mom Should Have Told You BUT Didn't Know How. This book goes through some very basic concepts for understanding how each individual female's reproductive system functions. It breaks the myths that all women are the same and that their cycles and experiences are the same. Toni goes through chapter by chapter explaining how to identify fertility signs so that you can achieve or avoid pregnancy. There are also chapters dedicated to helping women identify any potential problems or reproductive illnesses. I would recommend this book to any women who is thinking about becoming pregnant or planning on avoiding pregnancy with natural family planning. A must read for every woman!
Date published: 2002-03-27

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Taking Charge Of Your Fertility (revised Edition): The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

Taking Charge Of Your Fertility (revised Edition): The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control…

by Toni Weschler

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: November 1, 2001

Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060937645

ISBN - 13: 9780060937645

From the Publisher

Taking Charge of Your Fertility has helped literally hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, or simply gain better control of their health and lives. This book thoroughly explains the empowering Fertility Awareness Method, which in only a couple of minutes a day allows you to: enjoy highly effective and scientifically proven birth control without chemicals or devices maximize your chances of conception before you see a doctor, or expedite your fertility treatment by quickly identifying impediments to pregnancy achievement increase the likelihood of choosing the gender of your baby gain control of your sexual and gynecological health. This expanded new edition includes: a revolutionary new, fully intuitive charting system numerous new master charts, including separate ones for birth control, pregnancy achievement, and menopause the latest on fertility conditions and high-tech treatments comprehensive tables that clearly summarize fertility-related drugs and procedures.

About the Author

Toni Weschler is a nationally respected women’s health educator and speaker with a master’s degree in Public Health. She founded Fertility Awareness Counseling and Training Seminars (FACTS) in 1986, and has lectured at hospitals, clinics, and universities since 1982. She recently helped develop cycle-tracking software as an adjunct to her book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility. The TCOYF Fertility Software is available at TCOYF.com. She is a frequent guest on television, radio, and Internet Web sites, where she continues to advocate the dissemination of Fertility Awareness education as an empowering body of knowledge for all women of reproductive age. She lives in Seattle, Washington.