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Involuntary infertility and childlessness in resource-poor countries

Trudy Gerrits

Involuntary infertility and childlessness in resource-poor countries

an exploration of the problem and an agenda for action

by Trudy Gerrits

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Published by Het Spinhuis in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Childlessness -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Fertility, Human -- Developing countries.,
  • Infertility -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Infertility -- Social aspects.,
  • Infertility -- epidemiology -- Developing Countries.,
  • Infertility -- etiology -- Developing Countries.,
  • Public Health -- Developing Countries.,
  • Socioeconomic Factors -- Developing Countries.,
  • Women -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic conditions.,
  • Developing countries -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [32]-34).

    StatementTrudy Gerrits ; with Pimpawun Boonmongkon, Shinga Feresu and David Halperin.
    SeriesCurrent reproductive health concerns
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC889 .G47 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18835311M
    ISBN 10905589141X
    OCLC/WorldCa45500443

    Unisa S. These people can be childless because they have not met a partner with whom they would like to have children, or because they tried unsuccessfully to conceive at an advanced maternal age, or because they suffer from certain medical issues, such as endometriosis or PCOS, that make it difficult for them to conceive. Denga and Fido and Zahis reported on social effects but described only the methods used to collect psychological data. Regarding the settings, about half of the studies 18 were carried out within a community or were based on surveys in the community or the country. When a population disaster hit — like war or major disease — higher birth rates might briefly be feasible to fill out community ranks.

    Interactions with husband, friends and family contraceptives. Especially the in-law family tends to be concerned that these pious duties are carried out Handwerker, ; Pashigian, How do trends vary between the countries? Infertility is a condition that influences a sizeable number of couples around the world.

    The so-called "pill" gave women the opportunity to make different life choices they may not previously been able to make, such as for example, furthering their career. Also, especially in Islam areas, childless women have restricted heritage rights, for instance when they become a widow, they are left with just a small part of the possessions of their husbands Sundby, ; Okonofua et al. Finally papers that were possibly additional to the Internet search, were collected from special issues of journals on the topic of infertility in poor resource areas, viz: Patient Education and Counseling, Reproductive Health MattersJournal of Infant and Reproductive PsychologyJournal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology High-cost treatments are out of financial reach for some couples. This is called secondary infertility. The most frequently mentioned effects are distress, raised depression and anxiety levels, lowered self-esteem, feelings of blame and guilt, somatic complaints, and reduced sexual interest.


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Involuntary infertility and childlessness in resource-poor countries by Trudy Gerrits Download PDF Ebook

Childlessness may be voluntary or involuntary. Main article: Fertility tourism Involuntary infertility and childlessness in resource-poor countries book tourism is the practice of traveling to another country for fertility treatments.

This is however not true for single women, who are usually poorer, for whom social sterility still exists. New York: John Wiley, ;pp. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection[ edit ] ICSI technique is used in case of poor semen quality, low sperm count or failed fertilization attempts during prior IVF cycles.

Another option may be adoption ; to adopt is to take voluntarily a child of other parents as one's own child. Demographic consequences of ART In a recent deliverable, we concluded that ART has a negligible impact on national fertility rates, thereby suggesting that it is not an effective policy instrument to counter low fertility.

It is a new opportunity, not only for partners with lack of gametes, but also for homosexuals and single people who want to have offspring. Involuntary Main article: Infertility Infertilitythe inability of a person or persons to conceive, due to complications related to either or both the woman or the man.

So, in conclusion, on the individual level, childlessness is an existential problem, especially for women, and modern biomedicine still has to compete for its place as treatment number one, like it is in the West. Methods:Descriptive case series of women with secondary infertility attending tertiary care hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan.

Fertility drugs also may improve the chances of conception in women. In other cases, the cause is suspected to be immunological or genetic; it may be that each partner is independently fertile but the couple cannot conceive together without assistance.

Moreover, other issues are considered more important, for instance maternal morbidity and mortality. Andrews, and L. Fertility drugs also may improve the chances of conception in women. The first three categories are often grouped under the label "involuntary childlessness".

In the last decade studies have been done regarding childlessness in the third world. Before conception was well understood, childlessness was usually blamed on the woman and this in itself added to the high level of negative emotional and social effects of childlessness.

ART techniques generally start with stimulating the ovaries to increase egg production.

Involuntary Childlessness

"The Stigma of Involuntary Childlessness". Retrieved Cite journal requires | journal= ↑ Matthews, Ralph (August ). "Infertility and Involuntary Childlessness: The Transition to Nonparenthood".

JSTOR 1 2 Gilbert, D.T. Stumbling on Happiness. New York Vintage Books, Infertility, the inability of a person or persons to conceive, due to complications Involuntary infertility and childlessness in resource-poor countries book to either or both the woman or the man.

This is regarded as the most prominent reason for involuntary childlessness. Biological causes of infertility vary because many organs of both sexes must function properly for conception to take place.

new technologies. Time has come to give equitable access to effective and safe infertility care in resource-poor coun - tries as well. Key words: Developing countries, equity, government, human rights, infertility treatment, involuntary childlessness, low cost ART, social justice.

ombelet:Opmaak 1 22/12/11 Pagina Poised pdf become the quintessential reference on infertility from an international social science perspective, Infertility around the Globe makes a powerful argument that involuntary childlessness is a complex phenomenon that has far-reaching significance worldwide.4/5(2).‘infertility’ and ‘involuntary childlessness’ do not reflect the complexity of the individual experience.

Critics argue there is a population of involuntarily childless people who did not Author: Robin Hadley.Infecundity, Infertility, and Childlessness in Developing Countries (PDF, K) Order ebook Hard Copy: Please use electronic copies of DHS publications whenever possible.

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