"Becker offers a fine gathering and reporting of the experiences of almost 300 women and men, interviewed individual and as couples, about infertility decisions. . . . There are many other books on reproductive technology; this one is more detailed in terms of sharing the consumer's perspective."--"Choice
About the Author
Gay Becker is Professor of Medical Anthropology and Social and Behavioral Sciences and an investigator at the Institute for Health and Aging at the University of California, San Francisco. She is the author of Disrupted Lives: How People Create Meaning in a Chaotic World (California, 1997), Healing the Infertile Family: Strengthening Your Relationship in the Search for Parenthood (California, 1997), and Growing Old in Silence (California, 1980).