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Unsung Lullabies,
Understanding and Coping with Infertility

Authors: Janet Jaffe, PhD, Martha Diamond, PhD and David Diamond, PhD

Published by St Martin's Press, New York, June 2005 

“Must reading for the thousands of people struggling with the pain of infertility.”

— Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times Bestselling Author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

About the Book

Unsung LullabiesUnsung Lullabies is unique among self-help books on infertility. Couples often feel like they’re going crazy and ask, why does it hurt ‘so bad?’  Unsung Lullabies acknowledges the trauma and costs –emotional, physical, and financial– of infertility while it delves into the deeper psychological issues couples face.

The authors, three psychologists who have faced infertility themselves, show couples how to:

  • Reduce their sense of helplessness and isolation
  • Identify their mates’ coping styles to erase unfair expectations
  • Listen to their “unsung lullabies” — their conscious and unconscious dreams about having a family — to mourn the losses of infertility and move on.

Ground-breaking, wise, and compassionate, Unsung Lullabies is a necessary companion for anyone coping with infertility.

“I would HIGHLY recommend this book as required reading for anyone with infertility, all who work with infertility, as well as the families of persons with infertility.”

— Marjut Herzog, President of Resolve, South Florida

“A new, creative approach that avoids psychological and medical jargon and makes the issues accessible to any reader.”

— Miriam Tasini, Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA Medical School