The definitive week-by-week diet and lifestyle plan to support IVF treatment and help you become pregnant.
1: Acknowledgements 2: Foreword by Dr George Ndukwe 3: Preface 4: Introduction 1: Understanding the IVF Journey 1: Fertility: The Basics 2: Starting Your IVF Journey 3: The IVF Process 2: IVF and Your Lifestyle 4: Transform Your Lifestyle 5: Nurture Your Relationships 6: Build Your Energy Reserves and Reduce Stress 7: Maintain a Positive Mindset 8: Lifestyle Factors That Affect IVF 3: Preparing for IVF 9: The Importance of Nutrition 10: Ten Egg and Sperm Health 11: Nourishing Your Digestive System 12: Fertility-influencing Conditions 4: The Countdown Nutrition Plan 13: Clearing the System 14: Balancing Your Blood Sugar 15: Your Acid-Alkaline Balance 16: Reducing Inflammation 5: Diet and Your IVF Cycle 17: Starting an IVF Cycle 18: Egg Collection 19: Embryo Transfer and Implantation 20: The Two-week Wait 21: When IVF is Successful 22: When IVF Fails 23: Appendix: Commonly Asked Questions 24: About the Zita West Fertility Clinic 25: Index
Zita West has been involved in fertility and pregnancy for over 25 years, as a midwife, a nutritional advisor, an acupuncturist and as an author and consultant. Over that time thousands of couples have come to her for advice on how to get into into optimum shape for all the vital stages of childbirth. Zita is acknowledged as one of Europe's leading experts on how each of us can improve our prospects at each key stage of the reproductive process through natural means or, if necessary, through medical intervention. www.zitawest.com