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It Starts with the Egg

How the Science of Egg Quality Can Help You Get Pregnant Naturally, Prevent Miscarriage, and Improve Your Odds in IVF
Narrated by: Melinda Wade
Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
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Summary

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or through IVF, the quality of your eggs will have a powerful impact on how long it takes you to get pregnant and whether you face an increased risk of miscarriage. The latest scientific research has found that poor egg quality is in fact the single most important cause of age-related infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and failed IVF cycles.

Based on a comprehensive investigation of a vast array of scientific research, It Starts with the Egg reveals a practical and evidence-backed approach for improving egg quality and fertility, now fully revised and updated in 2019.

With a concrete strategy that includes minimizing exposure to toxins such as BPA and phthalates, choosing the right vitamins and supplements to safeguard developing eggs, and harnessing nutritional advice shown to boost IVF success rates, this audiobook offers practical solutions that will help you get pregnant faster and deliver a healthy baby.

©2019 Rebecca Fett (P)2019 Rebecca Fett

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Lots of great info!

really easy to listen to and such great info! I feel motivated to take real lifestyle changes.

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highly recommend

found this book full of info that we have put into practise. would recommend if you are at the early stages and had your first miscarriage or like us, 10 years in 8 misscarriages. It falls in line with many recommendations of our consultant. and i have just re-read this book as we are now starting IVF. my wife has pcos, which it also has many recommendations for and it covers many other areas to such as diet and endometriosis. enjoy and i wish anyone reading this book to keeping pressing on and don't give up, as there is always hope.

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Imperative Title If You're Trying For A Baby!

This audio book is amazing and if you're experiencing any aspect of infertility it gives you back a sense of control. Rebecca steps you through the compelling research she has carefully pieced together and develops a step-by-step plan for women experiences all levels of infertility. Even if you've no known infertility issues and you'e just starting to try for a baby there is so much good advice.

I've been following the programme for a number of months prior in preparation for IVF. One thing I've noticed is how great I feel in my every day life from following Rebecca's advice. Full of energy, mental and skin and hair looking great.

I couldn't recommend this audio book more highly. I also have the paperback but I prefer the audio book as it is quite dense with information and I find the audio book easier to consume.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-08-19

Helpful

This is helpful as I've been looking for a more research based advices on improving fertility

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  • 07-08-19

Great Knowledge

I enjoyed listening and gathering important information that I can use for my fertility journey.

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  • Chris
  • 26-06-19

Invaluable information

This book is a plethora of information on fertility the effects of POI PCOS endometriosis and autoimmune infertility. I highly recomend this book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-06-19

If you just want a solid plan heading int IVF...

This is it. I just wanted a solid plan to follow. Gout in if it works or not, I did what I could. So much of this fertility journey is psychological and being in the right headspace is necessary. This book will do that for you. Science. Research. A plan. Thank you.

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  • camila fontes
  • 17-05-19

Informative, motivating, inspiring

Complicated scientific information was presented in a clear easy to understand way. I love it!!!

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  • MayaJ
  • 06-05-19

Very enlightening !

I will apply the knowledge given and check back in! The information is priceless and for most women will probably save them tons of fertility treatment cost for just pennies in comparison. I loved it thank you

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  • Kellee Fisher
  • 29-04-19

Crazy Educational

Such a good book!! I go to a nutritionist and reading this book is like have my nutritionist in my back pocket. It is full of so much good information and helpful tools to transition your life, even for those not trying to conceive. It gives you the tools you need to change your house to clean living and help better your life in so many ways. I have absolutely LOVED it.

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  • Sarah Bunch
  • 26-04-19

Must Listen and Read

This book is like no other!!! I feel so fortunate that I found it. I am 41 and have suffered three miscarriages. After my last, I was determined to figure out if there was anything I could do. I feel like many of us pushing 40, or in our 40s feel like there’s nothing we can do to improve our chances besides seeing a fertility specialist. And while this may be the recommended course you eventually find yourself on, I was so relieved to find that there are things we have power over that can increase our odds at having a healthy baby. I scoured the shelves at bookstores, the library and the Internet trying to find any information on what I could do differently, and fortunately, someone recommended this book. It has given me so much hope. It is filled with great advice based on research, from eliminating “hidden” toxins, to which supplements to take to increase your odds and why. Rebecca Fett is so knowledgeable, and has really done her research. I actually bought the physical book first, but then decided I wanted to finish it quicker, so I bought the Audible as well. I am still in the initial few months of following all of her recommendations, and through the recommendations for blood tests to ask for, I have found I have Hashimoto’s and high insulin (both of which are linked to miscarriage), so I am taking steps to treat those. I already am feeling better with higher energy and brighter skin, so now we wait and HIGHLY recommend.

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  • Katie M.
  • 26-04-19

excellent new information

New, valuable, and updated information from the previous edition. Very well researched and highly recommended.

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  • Kristin Kreymer
  • 25-04-19

Amazing!!!

This book changed it all for me. I love it! It’s super detailed and easy to understand. I highly recommend this book to anyone that comes across it.