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Relinquishing frozen embryos for conception by infertile couples

Paul, Marilyn S., Berger, Roni, Blyth, Eric and Frith, Lucy (2010) Relinquishing frozen embryos for conception by infertile couples. Families, Systems, & Health, 28 (3). pp. 258-273. ISSN 1091-7527

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Abstract

This qualitative study sought to provide an in-depth understanding of the experiences of couples who have relinquished their stored frozen embryos to one or more infertile couples. All couples were recruited through a U.S. based not-for-profit, prolife, Christian “embryo adoption” agency. In-depth semistructured interviews were undertaken via e-mail. Implications for practice strategies, including effective ways for educating couples with surplus frozen embryos are offered.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2011 13:02
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2011 13:02
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/9436

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