Fertility is often taken for granted by young people, but this book examines the facts surrounding the issue. It separates myth from fact, looks at medical conditions that can affect fertility and considers the complex feelings surrounding the struggle to conceive. It also looks at fertility treatments, such as IVF, and the controversy surrounding topics like three-parent babies, mitochondrial donation and sex-selection.
The information inside comes from a variety of sources, including newspapers, magazines, government reports and charity groups; providing different perspectives on challenging topics. At the end of the book is a selection of activities that will encourage interaction, literacy, critical thinking and independent research. Content is accessible and engaging, tailored primarily towards the 14 to 18 age group.