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Andrews, Lori. Between Strangers: Surrogate Mothers, Expectant Fathers and Brave New Babies. New York: Harper Collins, 1989.

Arditti, Rita et al. Test Tube Women: What Future for Motherhood? New York: Pandora Press, 1989.

Baran, Annette and Reuben Pannor. Lethal Secrets: The Psychology of Donor Insemination. New York: HarperCollins, 1999.

Becker, Gay. The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies. University of California Press, 2000.

Bercollone, Carol, Heidi Frost and Robert Moss. Helping the Stork: The Choices and Challenges of Donor Insemination. New York: Wiley, 1997.

Bledsoe, Caroline, Susana Lerner and Jane Guyer. Fertility and the Male Life Cycle in the Era of Fertility Decline.  Oxford University Press, Inc., 2000.

Carbone, Linda and Ed Decker.  A Little Pregnant: Our Memoir of Fertility, Infertility, and a Marriage. New York: Grove Press, 2001.

Chavarro, Jorge, Walter C. Willett and Patrick J. Skerrett. The Fertility Diet. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.

Cooper, Susan and Ellen Glazer. Choosing Assisted Reproduction: Social, Emotional and Ethical Considerations. IN: Perspectives Press, 1999.   

Corea, Gena. The Mother Machine: Reproductive Technologies from Artificial Insemination to Artificial Wombs. New York: HarperCollins, 1986.

Domar, Alice. Conquering Infertility: Dr. Alice Domar’s Mind/Body Guide to Enhancing Fertility and Coping With Infertility. Viking Books, 2002.

Field, Martha A. Surrogate Motherhood: The Legal and Human Issues. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Frisch, Rose. Female Fertility and the Body Fat Connection. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2004.

From Cells to Selves: Reproductive Health for the 21st Century. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2001.

Glazer, Ellen, et al. Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation. Indianapolis, IN: Perspectives Press, 2005. 

Harwood, Karey A.  The Infertility Treadmill: Feminist Ethics, Personal Choice, and the Use of Reproductive Technologies. North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Hitchens, Donna J. Lesbians Choosing Motherhood: Legal Issues in Donor Insemination. Lesbian Rights Project, 1984.

Inhorn, Marcia C. and Frank Van Balen. Infertility Around the Globe: New Thinking on Childlessness, Gender and Reproductive Technologies. University of California Press, 2002.

Inhorn, Marcia C. Local Babies, Global Science: Gender, Religion and In Vitro Fertilization in Egypt. Routledge, 2003.

Johnston, Patricia. Taking Charge of Infertility. IN: Perspectives Press, 1994.

Kahn, Susan. Reproducing Jews: A Cultural Account of Assisted Conception in Israel. Duke University Press, 2000.

Keith, Louis G. et al. Triplet Pregnancies and Their Consequences. New York: Taylor & Francis Group, 2002.

Klein, Renate D. Infertility: Women Speak Out about Their Experiences of Reproductive Medicine. Boston: Pandora Press, 1989.

Lerner, Henry and Alice Domar, eds. Miscarriage: Why IT Happens and How Best to Reduce Your Risks. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2003.

Marantz Henig, Robin. Pandora's Baby: How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive Revolution. Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

Noble, Elizabeth. Having Your Baby by Donor Insemination: A Complete Resource Guide. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988.

Peoples, Debby and Harriette R. Ferguson. Experiencing Infertility: An Essential Resource. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 2000. 

Rae, Scott B. The Ethics of Commercial Surrogate Motherhood: Brave New Families? Westport CT: Praeger Publishers, 1993.

Ragon, Helena. Surrogate Motherhood: Conception in the Heart. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.

Raymond, Janice G.  Women as Wombs: Reproductive Technologies and the Battle over Women's Freedom. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1994.

Rothblatt, Martine. Unzipped Genes: Taking Charge of Baby-making in the New Millennium. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997.

Rothman, Barbara Katz. The Tentative Pregnancy: Prenatal Diagnosis and the Future of Motherhood. New York: Viking Press, 1986.

Rothman, Barbara Katz. Recreating Motherhood: Ideology and Technology in a Patriarchal Society. New York: W.W. Norton, 1990.

Rowland, Robyn. Living Laboratories: Women and Reproductive Technologies. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1992.

Seibel, Machelle and Susan Crockin, eds. Family Building Through Egg and Sperm Donation: Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1996.

Seibel, Machelle and Judith Bernstein. Technology and Infertility: Clinical, Psychological, Legal and Ethical Aspects. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1993.

Simons, Harriet F. Wanting Another Child: Coping with Secondary Infertility. Lexington Books, 1995.

Spallone, Patricia. Beyond Conception. Granby, MA: Bergin & Garvey, 1988.

Speroff, Leon and David Seifer. Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility: Self Assessment and Study Guide. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1999.

Stephenson, Patricia and Marsden G. Wagner, eds. Tough Choices: In Vitro Fertilization and the Reproductive Technologies. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1993.

Thompson, Lana and Vern Bullough. The Wandering Womb: A Cultural History of Outrageous Beliefs About Women. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1999.

Turiel, Judith Steinberg. Beyond Second Opinions: Making Choices about Fertility Treatment. University of California Press, 1998.

Veeck, Lucinda. An Atlas of Human Gametes and Conceptuses: An Illustrated Reference for Assisted Reproductive Technology. CRC Press-Parthenon Publishers, 1999.

West, Zita. Fertility & Conception: The Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant. DK Publishing Inc., 2003.

Articles and Audiovisual Materials:

Baird, P. “Proceed with care: New reproductive technologies and the need for boundaries.” Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. Septemeber 1995; 12:8:491-8.

Berliner, Lauren. "All In One Basket," a film that follows three women who decide to be egg donors. For more information see http://www.fanlight.com/catalog/films/443_aiob.php.  

Braude, P. and P. Rowell. “ABC of subfertility: problems with assisted conception.”  Clinical review. October 18, 2003; 327:920-923. 

Ethics Committee of American Fertility Society. “Ethical Considerations of Assisted Reproductive Technologies.” Fertility and Sterility. November 1994; 62: 5: 1S-125S.  

Golombok, S. et al. “The European study of assisted reproduction families: family functioning and child development.” Human Reproduction. October 1996; 11:10: 2324-31.

Guzick D.S. et al; National Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network. “Sperm morphology, motility, and concentration in fertile and infertile men.” N. Engl. J. Med. November 8, 2001; 345:19:1388-93.

Helmerhourst F.M. et al. “Perinatal outcome of singleton and twins after assisted conception: a systematic review of controlled studies.” BMJ. January 31, 2004; 328:7434:261.

Iannacchione, Mary Ann. “The Vagina Dialogues: do you douche?” American Journal of Nursing. January 2004; 104:1: 40-2, 44-6.

Lahat, E. et al. “Long-term follow-up of children born after inadvertent administration of a gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist in early pregnancy.”  Human Reproduction. October 1999; 14:10: 2656-60.
Macklin, R. “Ethics, informed consent, and assisted reproduction.” Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. September 1995; 12:8:484-90.


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