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Preventing Miscarriage: The Good News (Paperback)

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A Reassuring and Informative Guide
That Offers New Hope For Expectant Parents

Along with inspiring accounts of women who have delivered healthy babies after years of heartbreak, Dr. Jonathan Scher provides the latest medical information on preventing recurrent miscarriages, including why couples with "unexplained infertility" actually may be suffering repeat pregnancy loss due to failure of the embryo to implant in the womb, important immunological and tissue tests that may explain or prevent miscarriage, emerging treatments such as heparin and I.V.I.G., updated resources, and much more.

About the Author


Jonathan Scher, M.D., is on the staff of the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and has a thriving private practice in Manhattan. With medical writer Carol Dix, he coauthored Everything You Need to Know About Pregnancy.

Praise for Preventing Miscarriage: The Good News…


“Informative, well-written, and should be read by any couple contemplating getting pregnant.”
-Michael L. Brodman, M.D., chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

“A wonderfully written text. . .clear, up-to-date explanations.”
-Andrei Rebarber, M.D., clinical associate professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York; president, Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates, PLLC

“Shatters the myth that all miscarriages are unavoidable. A ‘take control’ self-help book.”
-Sami David, M.D., reproductive endocrinologist, assistant clinical professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

“For countless women [told] ‘there is nothing you can do,’ Dr. Scher’s book is a beacon of hope.”
-Janine di Giovanni, contributing editor, Vanity Fair; author of Madness Visible: A Memoir of War

“Dr. Scher is extraordinary.”
-Aleta St. James

“Up-to-date medical information and personal accounts from real women who overcame miscarriages to deliver healthy babies.”
-The Daily News of Los Angeles

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060734817
ISBN-13: 9780060734817
Published: Harper Perennial, 10/01/2005
Pages: 304
Language: English