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The Stork Club By Imogen Edwards-Jones

The Stork Club
by Imogen Edwards-Jones

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Presents a personal memoir of the author (and her husband's) trials and tribulations with IVF. This book aims to show that the fertility game is like a marathon, where you just have to keep on running - no matter how many times the finishing line is moved, no matter how heavy the going or unpleasant the terrain, you keep on going.
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The Stork Club by Imogen Edwards-Jones

When I was a teenager, I thought you could get pregnant from sitting in a jacuzzi. Not that I'm sure I even knew what a jacuzzi was, but I knew they were racy places where racy things happened. Men, as far as I remember, didn't even have to be there. So long as they'd been in the water in some sort of excitable state, pregnancy was inevitable - even if you kept your pants on. You see pregnancy was that easy, that dangerous and it could ruin your life. Almost 20 years later, and pregnancy could still ruin my life. Although, now it is not the threat of what having a baby would do, but of not having a baby at all. I have been trying to get pregnant for two years and have not even come close to hearing the pitter-patter of tiny feet...' So begins "The Stork Club", Imogen Edwards-Jones' very personal, very moving and very funny memoir of her (and her husband's) trials and tribulations with IVF. Poked and prodded by endless doctors, pumped full of an exotic cocktail of drugs and forced to try to have sex at the most inopportune moments, Imogen pulls no punches in her account of this process. In her words, 'The fertility game is like a marathon, where you just have to keep on running. No matter how many times the finishing line is moved, no matter how increasingly heavy the going or unpleasant the terrain, you pick yourself up and, ever more determinedly, keep on going. Until one day, you pray, you might just make it...

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About Imogen Edwards-Jones


Imogen Edwards-Jones is the bestselling author of Hotel Babylon and Air Babylon, as well as the novels My Canape Hell, The Wendy House and Tuscany for Beginners. She lives in west London with her husband, Kenton and their new baby daughter.

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GOR001418668
The Stork Club by Imogen Edwards-Jones
Imogen Edwards-Jones
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2006-03-16
192
0593056086
9780593056080
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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