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Sibel Hodge's latest novel, The Baby Trap, is based on her own experiences with IVF. The synopsis says: "When Gina turns 33, her body clock unexpectedly begins clanging in her ear with annoying persistence. The only problem is, having a baby isn't as easy as she thought. Whether she's feng shui-ing the house to death with fertility symbols, throwing out her husband's tight boxers in favour of baggies, swapping wine and chocolate for green tea and yams, popping fertility drugs like M&Ms, or having sex so precision-timed it makes international warfare manoeuvres look unorganised, her life is turned upside down. And when nothing seems to be working, her quest for the B-word turns into an obsession. Can Gina stay sane, get pregnant, and keep her marriage together? Or will her baby trail become a baby trap?"

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