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Women’s experience of social egg freezing: perceptions of success, risks, and ‘going it alone’
(Human Fertility, 2018-11-01)
Abstract Objective: To explore how female users of social egg freezing technology reported their experience of freezing eggs for ‘social’ reasons. Background: Very few studies have explored women’s experiences of social ...
Running out of time: Exploring women’s motivations for social egg freezing
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-04-12)
Objective: Few qualitative studies have explored women’s use of social egg freezing. Derived from an interview study of 31 participants, this paper explores the motivations of women using this technology. Methods: ...
Materialising the perfect egg 'donor': examining the work of screening technologies in clinical, commercial and counselling practices
Within Europe, fertility treatment using donor eggs is increasing, with demand coming from a diverse and growing number of recipients, including older women and gay male couples. Within the EU, the practice is governed by ...
Conducting dyadic, relational research about endometriosis: A reflexive account of methods, ethics and data analysis
Despite a growing literature on the value of relational data in studies of social phenomena, individuals still commonly constitute the basic unit of analysis in qualitative research. Methodological aspects of interviewing ...
Gifting, sharing, donating, helping: tracing discourses of altruism and medical need in clinics' recruitment of egg providers
Fertility treatment using donor eggs is a growing phenomenon, with over 40,000 cycles performed across Europe per year. European regulations stipulate that in advertising for women to come forward as egg providers, promotional ...
A comparative analysis of marketing materials used to recruit egg donors in Belgium, Spain and the United Kingdom (Poster).
Study question: How is egg donation framed in clinic marketing material used to recruit and/or inform potential egg donors in (Dutch speaking) Belgium, Spain and the UK? Summary answer: In Belgium, egg donation (ED) was ...