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Done with it Most f all what reproductive science is done is remind us that having children and loving children is an unstoppable urge that humans have an Deflower the Boss overpowering need to have to be a familyReproductive science is a testament to what we will do we women we men to have the children we love and long for In her litanyf acknowledgements Mundy concludes with a poignant and pertinent tribute to her Hebrew magic amulets own children Possibly none takes books as seriously as elementary school students who are ften were told so ften the books matter and who wonderfully believe this to be true And possibly no Being There one considers the topicf trying to have children as worthy as children themselves Reuired reading for هذه بلادنا: الجواء our contemporary page in history The most thorough and exhaustive book I have readn this topic to date I bought this book because I loved Mundy s Code Girls and wanted to read something similar She does a wonderful job Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom of taking far reaching and broad topics and making them manageable without reducing the scopef her inuiry It is than ten years ut f date at this point but it provides a useful background for anyone interested in the subject This is an interesting book and is very well written but I feel like Liza Mundy and I are fascinated by different things I love poetic science writing and uestions about humanity while Mundy likes to consider a different type f humanity that f personhood and ethics and legal matters The first chapter and the last chapter are definitely the best Witness to the Martyrdom: John Taylor's Personal Account of the Last Days of the Prophet Joseph Smith ones This was a fascinating look at the ever growing fertility industry and the medical professionals and patients involved in it For the most part it is uite even handed and thoroughly researched and raises some compelling uestions even if they remain unanswered in this book about the futuref human reproduction The desire to reproduce is ut f control Women and their partners are paying billions f dollars annually with the hopes f creating new life as if there isn t enough life for this planet to support Well researched and non judgemental Everything Conceivable challenges reproductive technologies today as well as the concepts f mother and fatherhoo. Cal advances are revolutionizing American families and changing the way we think about parenthood childbirth and life itself Using in depth reporting and riveting anecdotal material from doctors families surrogates sperm and egg donors infertile men and women single and gay and lesbian parents and children conceived through tech.

I chose this book as ne The War at Home: One Family's Fight Against PTSD of my Pregnancy Birth readings for my certification because assisted reproduction is just something I don t know about from personal experience and I m sure I ve already worked with families using assisted reproduction as a doula and childbirth educator whether I know itr notActually I know I ve worked with families using assisted reproduction since I was a young teenager ne f the families I babysat for then was a single lesbian mom who eventually had 6 children 4 r 5 by birth and 1 r 2 by adoption The ART she used was pretty low tech as far as I knowI learned a lot about how modern ART works what the ptions and possibilities are and what some f the pitfalls and challenges may beFavorite uote Urologists have refined microsurgery to the point where if a man has a pocket Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle: A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse of motile sperm anywhere if for example the majorityf his sperm are dead but there is live sperm in Set Theory, Logic and Their Limitations one tubule they can retrieve it and use it They re like the SWAT teamf reproductive surgeons trained to get the hostage ut safely In military hospitals these are actually called commando extractions p 74 Assisted reproduction It seemed precisely the sort f social situation for which alcohol was invented You are an egg donor seated in the midst f a large group f strangers looking at you with goodwill and curiosity and yes indeed you would like a margarita please very much and thank youIn fact assisted reproduction has given humankind many changing legacies It has transformed families their size and structure and make up Simultaneously a science and a social construct it truly is a culture People think medicine is a science but it s a human civilization that has s practices behavior just like a primitive tribe In medicine The Stringbean Murders our practices s and behaviors are veiled in a cloakf professionalism and even worse there s a kind أساطير شعبية من قلب جزيرة العرب: الجزء الرابع of cargo cultf science This being America parenting is an ideology The morally acceptable Holy Grail Stricken (Asphalt Cowboys, of the modern two child family is balancene boy The Sporty Game one girl But assisted reproduction has also dramatically impactedur thinking about human life when life begins what life is and morally what can and should be. Award winning journalist Liza Mundy captures the human narratives as well as the science behind the controversial multibillion dollar fertility industry and examines how this huge social experiment is transforming American Yakuza II our most basic relationships and evenur destiny as a speciesSkyrocketing infertility rates and dizzying technologi.

D brother and sister and what it means to be pregnant I found this book to be incredibly informative and gave a great deal Inventions That Changed the World: Working Wonders of insightn Modern Reproduction It scored extra points because shethe author Liza Mundy did not go for the panic angle as I had Love Onboard: Cupid's Caribbean Cruise originally worried at the beginning She does come back to how little we know about the assisted reproduction and the full effects it hasn children and the future Vertical Mind: Psychological Approaches for Optimal Rock Climbing offspringf them but not gratingly As well she gives many examples Blood Love on the effect it has sociallyfamily dynamicsI definitely recomend this book tothers who have an interest in the subject Everything Conceivable does what I would not have imagined possible examines the complicated ins and uts f assisted reproductive technology and all the associated social conseuences without losing compassion for those seeking to have children r minimizing the related scientific social and individual risksThere s a great deal here to give heart to those trying to deal with infertility male sterility is all but vanuished in the United States for example thanks to new ways f introducing sperm to the nucleus f an egg and Mundy emphasizes just how much the children born f parents utilizing reproductive technologies are loved and cherished There are no shortage f incredible stories about the lengths parents go to to Damn Really amazing book Very thought provoking There were so many things that will stick with me after reading this the widely bserved notion that adults in search f fertility treatments are motivated than cancer patients the downstream conseuences f ICSI for male infertility and the unregulated nature DIY, Dammit!: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting of the fertility industry The relationship between abortion prochoice and prolife positions and the attitudes toward various assisted reproductive technologies was very illuminating to me This book honestly challenged mywn preconceptions about this ne certain common ART procedure in ways I did not expect I bought this book for a pittance at a Goodwill I got than my money s worth I don t think I ll look at the many children in my neighborhood uite the same now Just how many f them were conceived andor carried via ART. Nology Mundy explores the impact f assisted reproduction n individuals as well as the ethical issues raised and the potentially vast social conseuences The unforgettable personal stories in Everything Conceivable run the gamut from joyous to tragic; all f them raise uestions we dare not ignore From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Liza Mundy is the New York Times bestselling author of The Richer Sex How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex Love and Family and Michelle A Biography She has worked as a reporter at the Washington Post and contributed to numerous publications including The Atlantic TIME The New Republic Slate Mother Jones and The Guardian She is a freuent commentator on countles