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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409004073
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 512

Zita West's Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception

Essential Advice on Preparing Your Body for IVF and Other Fertility Treatments

The essential guide to fertility, IVF and other assisted fertility treatments, by leading fertility guru and bestselling author Zita West

Embarking on IVF - or any assisted fertility treatment - can be a very demanding and stressful experience, but the right physical, nutritional and emotional support can lessen these stresses and strains and increase your chances of success.

In Zita West's Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception leading fertility and pregnancy expert, Zita West, offers an in-depth explanation of all aspects of fertility and, uniquely, addresses the issues involved in using assisted conception. In her clear, yet sensitive, style Zita explains:
- All aspects of fertility - from preconception and trying naturally through to assisted conception
- What is involved in the IVF process
- How to prepare your body to increase your chances of conceiving successfully
- The importance of a proactive approach to diet and nutrition
- How complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, can increase your chances of success

Including interviews with leading experts in the field, case histories from patients and Zita's own holistic principles, this is an invaluable guide for the growing number of people who are considering, or have already embarked on, medical intervention to enable them to conceive.

  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409004073
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 512

About the author

Zita West

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

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Praise for Zita West's Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception

West is renowned for helping women to get pregnant when everything else has failed

The Times

one of Europe's leading authorities on using natural health to enhance fertility

Style magazine

Zita's book will be a great help and should be recommended to potential patients at an early stage in their investigation and treatment

Professor William Ledger, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Head of Unit, University of Sheffield

Much sought after acupuncturist and midwife who helped Kate Winslet stay in shape during her pregnancy


Zita West is an inspirational woman whose holistic approach to fertility, combining traditional and complementary treatments, is a lesson to us all

Tim Child, Consultant Gynaecologist at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Fertility Unit

Zita offers a unique service to couples who are preparing for pregnancy. Her fully integrated approach encourages couples to optimise their reproductive health through nutrition and acupuncture while ensuring that they get the best medical care at the same time

Sheryl Homa, clinical embryologist and scientist

Zita, the baby dream maker

Sunday Mirror

I can't imagine how I would have coped without Zita. Not only did she give me sound rational advice, but invaluable emotional support and guidance along the way

Jemma Kidd

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