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A Guide to Fertility

Our research & Commentaries

  • Research studies

Feasibility and acceptability of theatrical and visual art to deliver fertility education to young adults https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2019.1570354

An experimental evaluation of the benefits and costs of providing fertility information to adolescents and emerging adults: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey107

Fertility-related knowledge and perceptions of fertility education among adolescents and emerging adults: a qualitative study https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2018.1486514

Effects of fertility education on knowledge, desires and anxiety among the reproductive-aged population: findings from a randomized controlled trial: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dew133

Two-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial: knowledge and reproductive outcome after online fertility education: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey293

Fertility knowledge and beliefs about fertility treatment: findings from the International Fertility Decision-making Study: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/des402

Knowledge about infertility risk factors, fertility myths and illusory benefits of healthy habits in young people: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/den168

In collaboration with Bath Spa University, MFM Project UK have developed an interactive programme, aimed at children aged 10-12, which explains how a baby is created, and what happens if the egg and sperm don’t meet. It lasts 20 mins, is free to use, and available on www.mfmprojectuk.org

  • Commentary

The need to improve fertility awareness: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbms.2017.03.002

Cassandra’s prophecy: a psychological perspective. Why we need to do more than just tell women: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2013.03.021

‘A Guide to Fertility’ was developed and evaluated by Prof J Boivin, Cardiff University.