What He Can Expect When She's Not Expecting

How to Support Your Wife, Save Your Marriage, and Conquer Infertility!
Narrated by: Marc Sedaka
Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Tips and advice from a man who's been there, for the six million couples struggling to get pregnant.

Marc Sedaka stood by while he and his wife endured endless rounds of drug therapies, 16 artificial inseminations, 10 in-vitro fertilizations, three miscarriages, and finally, a gestational surrogate ("womb for rent") who carried their twin girls to term. He was as supportive and loving as he could be, but he really wished he'd had a book like What He Can Expect When She's Not Expecting during the process.

Most books about dealing with infertility are geared toward women, leaving the man to his own devices when it comes to comfort and encouragement (never a good idea). With the help of his own infertility doctor, Sedaka provides straightforward guy-friendly advice on situations such as:

  • What questions you should ask at the consultations
  • How to help rather than annoy
  • What kinds of tests you and your wife should expect
  • How to console a wife who appears inconsolable
  • How to enjoy procreation sex
©2011 Marc Sedaka (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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So true!

As a women who has been through many cycles of IVF, it was endearing to hear this man’s point of view. The delivery is great. Thanks for laughs!

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Great book

Great book for couples! The author tried to make light going through this difficult situation.

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Anyone who finds this in his search results should just click purchase.

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The one gap - and this is understandable - is what if there is no good outcome? How does a man support a woman when the answer is just no?

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Well done

Straight forward, funny, honest and challenging. This book is perfect for every husband who is struggling alongside his wife in infertility. Best of luck.

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Every husband should read

loved it. explained each step accurately and went straight to the point. loved how he also added in other people's experiences.