Over-challenging Mothers: Motherhood after Assisted Reproductive Technology

Sadeghi, Tahereh and Mohammadi, Nooredin and Mohammadpour, Ali and Abbasi, Mohammad (2019) Over-challenging Mothers: Motherhood after Assisted Reproductive Technology. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, 7 (3). pp. 1786-1796.

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Abstract

Background & aim: The experience of having a child is a new experience that can be challenging for mothers. However, this experience can be different for mothers who are subjected to assisted reproduction techniques, compared to mothers with normal fertility experience. The assisted reproductive techniques influence the attitudes and expectations of mothers towards their children, as well as the mother-child relationship. This study aimed to investigate the challenges mothers face after assisted reproduction techniques. Methods: This study was conducted using a descriptive-interpretive phenomenological approach. The participants in this study included a total of 13 ART mothers, who took part in 21 in-depth interviews. Data were collected using semi-structured interviews. Six methodical activities introduced by van-Manen, were used during data collection, data analysis, and reporting the findings. Results: Challenges of mothers who had children through assisted reproduction techniques was summarized in the main theme of

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Midwifery&Reproductive Health J
Depositing User: jmrh jmrh
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2019 04:41
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019 04:41
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/11775

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