CONCEIVABILITY: WHAT I LEARNED EXPLORING THE FRONTIERS OF FERTILITY
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. - Milton Berle
In the pursuit of her second child, Katkin ditches birthday plans in the United Arab Emirates to fly to Russia for egg retrieval…Sometimes Katkin comes off as the Jason Bourne of fertility patients. - The New York Times Reviews
A very well-researched, informative, and positive account of a very long journey to motherhood. - Kirkus Reviews
Her story reveals the importance of becoming a savvy, educated consumer, questioning fertility protocols, and investigating different options…Katkin’s lawyerly thoroughness has resulted in an invaluable and inspiring text that will be a boon to others navigating the deep and ‘choppy waters’ of fertility treatment. - Publishers Weekly Reviews
Part memoir, part guide, this personal and deeply informative account of one woman’s gripping journey through the global fertility industry in search of the solution to her own “unexplained infertility” exposes eye-opening information about the medical, financial, legal, scientific, emotional, and ethical issues at stake. - The Helm.Co
It took 7 Miscarriages, 10 IVF cycles, 9 years, and nearly $200,000 to Solve My Fertility Issues
It involved a trip to Moscow and disregarding everything I’d been told by expensive U.S. and U.K. fertility doctors. - Marie Claire Magazine
Two Books Explore the Frontiers of Infertility
“Katkin unrelentingly questions the whole infertility industrial complex. Under cross-examination, the expert opinions of various doctors seems to wilt, as least on page.” - The New York Times
LAWYER’S 7 MISCARRIAGES LEAD TO THE INFERTILITY MEMOIR EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ. While Katkin’s surrogacy story will unsettle some readers, the bioethical questions her book surfaces should trouble every American.
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