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The Pursuit of Motherhood

Narrated by: Jessica Hepburn
Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
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If you've ever felt a crumpling in your chest when another friend tells you that they're pregnant... If you've ever wondered why everyone else seems to find it so easy... If you've ever experienced the pursuit of motherhood... This audiobook is for you.   

It is currently estimated that one in five couples have difficulty conceiving. Hepburn’s audiobook, which describes her long and, at times, heartbreaking journey to have a child, has been called a cross between Bridget Jones's Diary and Eat Pray Love for the infertile generation.

©2014 Jessica Hepburn (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

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An honest insight into the fertility journey

This audiobook is a must for anyone wanting to understand the heartache of a fertility journey. It would be equally valuable for health professionals, friends and families accompanying couples through this minefield. By performing it herself, Jessica Hepburn makes a brutally honest truth compelling. She unfolds the emotional rollercoaster couples experience, the lack of privacy, secrecy, shame, the strain on their relationship and the crippling financial toll. A well written book and easy to listen to despite the sadness because you learn so much!

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If you or a close friend is going thru ivf please listen

The book is dedicated to all women who know how Jessica feels, I know how Jessica feels and I have found this book really helpful in dealing with my infertility journey. I would recommend or anyone personally on this journey and to all who have someone close who is experiencing the pain of infertility and ivf

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Fab.!!!!

I loved this book, and made ready up on Jessica to see what see did next.

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Amazing... poignant... made my drive from Scotland to Leicester fly by. I laughed and cried.

It facilitated a reflection on my own infertility journey.:: and the pain I reconnected with took me by surprise. I was just willing and waiting for good news for Jessica... even though I knew it didn’t end like that. Jessica tells it like it is.. for her and for her partner. I would recommend this book, if your about to embark on treatment, if your in the middle of it, or if you had it a long time ago like me. I have been so moved by Jessica’s generosity and skill in writing of course. We need to lift the veil of shame and secrecy around this and love and support each other. Thank you so so much Jessica. Linda Keenan