The Toil of Infertility

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Austin couple Michelle and Chris Miller share their story to help those undergoing the struggles of being fertility-challenged.

By Alyssa Brant Where Have All the Storks Gone_High Res CoverWhere Have All the Storks Gone? A His and Hers Guide to Infertility By Michelle and Chris Miller Available September After a long-time struggle with infertility, Michelle and Chris Miller developed the passion to educate and encourage those experiencing the same situation. Where Have All the Storks Gone? combines personal experiences and fact-based information to create a helpful tool for those going through this emotional toil. Establishing a unique his-her format, the authors present a glimpse of what it is like for both partners going through the infertility process. Michelle addresses helpful topics that include the first steps after finding out you are fertility-challenged, what to expect during tests and a list of questions to ask the OB/GYN or fertility specialist. From the male perspective, Chris advises how to handle your sex life when it becomes a baby mission, how to read semen-analysis results and how to maintain sanity and remain married through the struggles of infertility. Even though the topic is fairly serious, the Millers keep a lighthearted and humorous tone to remind couples that the journey may be rough and tiresome, but there can still room for joy and happiness. SPECIAL EVENT: Book Launch Party and Author Signing Sept. 3, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., BookPeople Austin, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. Meet authors Chris and Michelle Miller for a special event with fertility-friendly food and drinks, and Q&A with a panel of infertility experts. Meet other infertility warriors who “get it” and learn more about the inspiration behind Where Have All the Storks Gone?

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