I Am Extra Special: An IVF story is aimed at children aged 4-10 years and explains how they were conceived using IVF. It is a beautifully illustrated story book that is perfectly worded and engaging for little people and their families.
This is the first children’s book in the series.
The series was created as a tool to educate children through simple text and enjoyable illustrations about sometimes tricky conversations. They have written their first two books in 2014.
About Belinda Messer
A wife and mother of 3 children both naturally conceived and IVF who has a background in sales and a passion for art in all of its forms.
Other books in the series:
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