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The need to improve fertility awareness

Harper, Joyce, Boivin, Jacky ORCID:, O'Neill, Helen C., Brian, Kate, Dhingra, Jennifer, Dugdale, Grace, Edwards, Genevieve, Emmerson, Lucy, Grace, Bola, Hadley, Alison, Hamzic, Laura, Heathcote, Jenny, Hepburn, Jessica, Hoggart, Lesley, Kisby, Fiona, Mann, Sue, Norcross, Sarah, Regan, Lesley, Seenan, Susan, Stephenson, Judith, Walker, Harry and Balen, Adam 2017. The need to improve fertility awareness. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online 4 , pp. 18-20. 10.1016/j.rbms.2017.03.002

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Women and men globally are delaying the birth of their first child. In the UK, the average age of first conception in women is 29 years. Women experience age-related fertility decline so it is important that men and women are well-informed about this, and other aspects of fertility. A group of UK stakeholders have established the Fertility Education Initiative to develop tools and information for children, adults, teachers, parents and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving knowledge of fertility and reproductive health.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 2405-6618
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 24 October 2017
Date of Acceptance: 27 March 2017
Last Modified: 05 May 2023 22:20

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