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  • ISBN: 978-1-928055-16-7
  • Pages: 272
  • Size: 5.5x8.5
  • Price: $19.99 / CAD - $17.99 / USD
  • Category: Health, Parenting, Self Help

Endorsements:

“What a wonderful contribution Mary Wong has made to the scores of women and couples facing the challenges of trying to get pregnant. Her book is filled with honest but encouraging accounts of how these two practices can work in concert with each other to help women achieve their dream of becoming mothers.”

- —Toni Weschler, author of bestseller Taking Charge of Your Fertility -

“An inspirational account of personal stories of women triumphing over infertility.”

- —Rebecca Fett, author of It Starts with the Egg -

“In Pathways to Pregnancy Mary Wong tells her own and other couples’ stories of fertility treatment, whilst offering advice based on the best of both Eastern and Western medicine. Anyone struggling to conceive will find this a helpful book.”

- —Jill Blakeway, Licensed Acupuncturist, co-author of Making Babies -

“Written by a thoughtful, compassionate practitioner, Mary Wong's Pathways to Pregnancy offers solace and hope to everyone called to travel the ‘scenic route’ to parenthood.”

- —Julia Indichova, author of The Fertile Female -

“If you want to become knowledgeable on the intimate relationship between TCM and reproductive medicine, this book is for you. Mary’s book covers a complete range of infertility topics wrapped in the art of traditional Chinese healing -- all in an authentic and easy to read manner.”

- —Ari Y. Baratz BSc, MD, FRCSC (REI) -

“Moving, inspiring and full of hope for women navigating the often heartbreaking journey of Infertility, Mary shares the stories of her patients and her own personal Infertility experience with an authenticity that will give comfort to all those trying to conceive.”

- —Ray Rubio, DAOM, L. Ac. (FABORM), Executive Director, American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine -

“Mary Wong is the only person I know who could create such an effective amalgam of eastern and western approaches to fertility care.”

- —Dr. Marjorie Dixon MD, FRCS(C), University of Toronto FACOG, Assistant Professor -

Pathways to Pregnancy

Personal Stories and Practical Advice for Your Fertility Journey

by Mary Wong

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About this book:

At the core of our existence is the undeniable and natural desire to create life. Every year, however, millions of people around the globe are shocked to find themselves facing fertility challenges. Whether you are just embarking on starting a family or have been struggling with infertility for years, this book offers real hope of healing.

Pathways to Pregnancy is a collection of wide-ranging and relatable stories, shared by an expert who also knows first-hand the pain and joy of the fertility journey from her own experience. Instructional and inspirational to anyone going through it or seeking to understand it deeply and in all its variations, these are real stories of hope and humour—and some practical advice that is often overlooked but easy to incorporate into your life.

Mary Wong’s riveting accounts of women and couples’ fertility struggles will inspire you to become self-responsible and proactive in your fertile health and overall well-being. You will discover along with them that one of the very best things you could do for yourself when you’re trying to get pregnant is to stop trying so hard. You will find that there is no one ‘right way’ to build a family, but there is one that is ‘right’ for you.

Any woman’s path to pregnancy must first be an inward-focused one, and necessitates a holistic and intuitive combination Western and Eastern medical traditions, plus a huge dose of love and acceptance of the self … at any age! The possibility of conception is enhanced when built upon a strong foundation of balance and aligned energy. By blending new research in the field of epigenetics with experiences from both Eastern and Western medicines, Pathways to Pregnancy optimizes your chances to conceive while nourishing the unborn mother in you. Use this book to navigate the fertility world, dispel shame, decrease stress, discover the surprising interconnectedness of life and renew your belief that you can overcome infertility.

About this author:

Mary Wong

Mary Wong, B.Sc., R.TCMP, R.Ac, is the founder of ALIVE Holistic Health Clinic, a team of Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, based in Toronto, Canada. A TCM practitioner and Registered Massage therapist, Mary has been in practice for over 20 years and has treated thousands of people, the vast majority of whom struggle with gynecological disorders, fertility challenges, and pregnancy-related symptoms or issues. She always designs a plan for creative care that draws on a wealth of support from both Eastern and Western medical practice, and treats every patient as a full person—not just her diagnosis. keep reading »