Dr. Stotland has written a comprehensive book based on a careful review of medical, psychological, and other relevant literature. The book was designed to include and respect a wide variety of philosophical and religious approaches to pregnancy and termination of pregnancy. Dr. Stotland feels strongly that women have the right to make their own individual, informed, and supported reproductive choices. To that end, she has authored a book designed for women and their significant others, physicians, parents, relatives, friends, and professional counselors. Each of the chapters has been thoroughly researched; all are written in clear, concise language suitable for a layperson or a professional.