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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 ...
Children travelling for treatment: what we dont know.
Travel for the purposes of obtaining medical treatment is increasing, but very little is known about the extent or nature of child medical travel. This paper discusses the outcome of a systematic search for academic ...
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 ...
Gay men seeking surrogacy to achieve parenthood
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. ...
'I don’t know what sex is like without pain’: the impact of endometriosis on sexual relationships in couples
Background Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...