Two-Week Wait: an IVF story

Two-Week Wait: an IVF story

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An original graphic novel based on the IVF stories of its husband-and-wife authors and the 1-in-50 couples around the world like them.

Conrad and Joanne met in their final year of university and have been virtually inseparable since then. For a while, it felt like they had all the time in the world. Yet now, when they are finally ready to have kids, they find that getting pregnant isn’t always so easy.

Ahead of them lies a difficult, expensive, and emotional journey into the world of assisted fertility, where each ‘successful’ implantation is followed by a two-week wait to see if the pregnancy takes. Join Joanne and Conrad, their friends, their family, their coworkers, and a stream of expert medical practitioners as they experience the highs and the lows, the tears and the laughter in this sensitive but unflinching portrayal of the hope and heartbreak offered to so many by modern medicine.

Title:Two-Week Wait: an IVF story
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781925713824
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    Two-Week Wait: an IVF story Reviews

  • Tina

    This is a Graphic Novel all about a couple during IVF. I had trouble getting pregnant, but I was lucky not to have to do IVF. I was lucky that meds helped us to get pregnant, but I could really unders...

  • Alexander Peterhans

    A young couple, Conrad and Joanne, start to feel their biological clocks ticking, especially when they're confronted with their friends who already have children or are pregnant. Sadly, getting pregna...

  • RoshReviews

    Two-Week Wait is an emotional book about a couple's journey through IVF. The husband-wife author duo have based it on their personal experience and research into other couples struggling with pregnanc...

  • Chloe

    (Received an electronic copy for review from Netgalley)So I'm not typically a graphic novel reader, but I really wanted to give this one a go. This made me very emotional, and it felt like a very raw,...

  • Michelle

    Thank you Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with a free digital copy of this book for exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own.This was a lovely graphic novel about a couple s...

  • The Curious Wanderer

    Thanks to Scribe UK and NetGalley for allowing me to read this graphic novel!As someone who never experienced parenthood, it’s interesting to look at Conrad and Joannes case when they were trying th...

  • Jaclyn Hillis

    Two-Week Wait: An IVF Story is a graphic memoir (of sorts) by writers and couple Luke C. Jackson and Kelly Jackson with art by Mara Wild. Ahead of them lies a difficult, expensive, and emotional journ...

  • Rebecca

    Thank you to NetGalley and Scribe UK for an electronic ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.CW: infertility, pregnancy lossIn this graphic novel, a married couple in their 30s, Jo and Con...

  • Amy Turner

    Arc kindly received from NetGalley and the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This book blew me away. It took a very difficult and sensitive subject and handled it with so much delicacy and h...

  • Laura

    Trying to conceive is really hard, especially if you are close to 35 years old, and Kelly is in this story. Your eggs start getting old, and like chickens, you don't produce quite as much as you did w...