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Cross-border assisted reproduction: a qualitative account of UK travellers' experiences
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-05-04)
Surveys on patients’ experiences of cross-border fertility treatment have reported a range of positive and challenging features. However, the number of such studies is limited and there is no detailed qualitative account ...
Reproductive technology and the life course: current debates and research in social egg freezing
(Taylor and Francis, 2014)
While there are currently few confirmed births from previously frozen eggs in the UK, the improved outcomes of new technologies of vitrification and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) have led to the marketing of egg ...
‘The bloke can be a bit hazy about what’s going on’: men and cross-border reproductive treatment
While social science research has begun to demonstrate the significant impact of infertility and involuntary childlessness for men, far fewer studies have specifically explored the male experience of, or men’s involvement ...
The impact of endometriosis on planning for and having children: findings from the Endopart Study
(Journal of Fertility Counselling, 2014)
Fertility and Reproductive Technologies
(Polity Books, 2015-01)
'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, ...
A survey of UK fertility clinics' approach to surrogacy arrangements
This paper draws on the findings of the first survey of surrogacy arrangements in Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) licensed fertility clinics since 1998. Given the complex social, ethical and legal issues ...
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 ...
Travelling abroad for fertility treatment: an exploratory study of UK residents seeking cross-border care
(Human Reproduction, 2010)