Help‐seeking patterns among subfecund women

  title={Help‐seeking patterns among subfecund women},
  author={Arthur L. Greil and Julia McQuillan},
  journal={Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology},
  pages={305 - 319}
  • A. GreilJ. McQuillan
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology
A random sample of women in the Midwestern United States was studied in order to provide a fuller picture of the ways in which US women responded to subfecundity. Using a biomedical definition of infertility, we examined women who did not conceive within 12 months of unprotected intercourse whether they were trying to get pregnant or not. Of the 196 ever‐subfecund women in our sample, 123 experienced subfecundity while trying to get pregnant; we called these ‘subfecund with intent’. Another 73… 

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