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Assisted Conception and South Asian communities in the UK: Public perceptions of the use of donor gametes in infertility treatment
This paper explores ‘public’ attitudes to the use of donated gametes in infertility treatment amongst members of British South Asian communities in the UK. The study included 14 single-sex focus groups with a total of 100 ...
From womanhood to endometriosis: findings from focus groups with women from different ethnic groups
(Radcliffe Publishing, 2011-10-01)
Endometriosis is a long-term, disabling condition, and a common cause of chronic pelvic pain, yet little is known about the experience of the disease among women from minority ethnic groups. This paper reports on the first ...
British South Asian communities and infertility services
(Taylor and Francis, 2006)
Religion, Infertility and Infertility Treatment
Infertility is a common medical condition. An estimated 9% of women between the ages of 20 and 44 experience infertility, which equates to over 70 million women worldwide. However, infertility is more than a medical ...
Framing Men's Participation in the Procreative Realm
Informed by a critical men’s studies perspective, as well as symbolic interactionist and life course themes, we explore how men’s relationship to the procreative realm is currently conceptualized in academic scholarship ...
Gender differences in the emotional impact of living with endometriosis
Problem statement While there is evidence of a negative socio-psychological impact on women, little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis. In particular there is a ...
Disrupted reproduction: the impact of endometriosis on couples’ plans for childbearing
Objective Little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis and in particular how the uncertain relationship between endometriosis and fertility impacts on plans for ...
Coping with endometriosis: strategies employed by women with endometriosis and their male partners
Endometriosis is a chronic gynaecological condition affecting women of reproductive age. Common symptoms include severe pain during menstruation, chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain during ...
Endometriosis, biographical appraisals and the couple unit
Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting between 2-17% of women of reproductive age. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, severe pain during menstruation, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain during sex. ...