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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 ...
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 ...
Researching infertility in British South Asian communities: reflecting on intersections of ethnicity, age, gender, and reproductive identity
(Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 2012)
This paper explores these relationships of gender and ethnicity within a study of the experience of infertility among 87 British South Asians, in which the researcher was a woman of white British ethnic origin. Age, gender, ...
Fertility tourists or global consumers? A sociological agenda for exploring cross-border reproductive travel.
(Common Ground, 2010)
Assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) raise significant issues at the interface of bodies, technologies and societies and as such there is an extensive literature devoted to infertility and ARTs within psychology, ...
Egg donation imaginaries: embodiment, ethics, and future family formation
This paper considers the sociological utility of the ‘imaginary’ for understanding how a growing number of women who seek to conceive using donated eggs might make sense of their future desires, hopes and ambivalences. By ...