If you’re looking for a good book these holidays, our team have put together a list of their top five reads about coping with infertility. A number of these books can be downloaded as an e-book for instant reading but it may be worth checking in with your local bookstore to see if they have stock on hand.
Making Angels by Stacey Urrutia
The personal and honestly-told story of one couple’s heartache as they journey through infertility, miscarriage and late-term pregnancy loss. Stacey Urrutia is committed to helping others through this difficult time with her sincere and useful advice. Get it here.
Far as the Curse is Found: Searching for God in Infertility, Miscarriage and Stillbirth by Abigail Waldron
Waldron explores her crisis of faith brought on by her experience of infertility and loss. Over the course of a year, the author interviews eleven other couples facing similar journeys and discovers a community of like-minded people. For anyone battling to reconcile their relationship with God in the face of the pain that infertility can bring, this is a must read.
30 Days of Hope for Comfort in Infertility by Elizabeth Evans
Also a spiritual book but this one takes the format of a day-by-day guide offering consolation and strength to those struggling with infertility. A handy companion and practical tool for working through your emotions at a difficult time, it can be ordered online here.
Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility by Jannete Jaffe
A guide to helping you identify the underlying thoughts you have about family and what your partner’s coping style is. Written by doctors who have also had their own struggles and personal experiences with infertility, this is a compelling and useful insight into how you cope with the challenges of infertility both individually and together. Get from Amazon here
Good Eggs by Phoebe Potts
A personal, wonderfully funny and quirky read about a woman’s journey through infertility and how she starts to define herself and her notion of family. Grab it at a great price here
For many more recommendations on some great books to get you through the holidays and well into the New Year, check out this list of most popular books on infertility from bookworm site Goodreads