Corpus ID: 37713938

Infertility issues for South Asian women

  title={Infertility issues for South Asian women},
  author={F. Cross-Sudworth},
  journal={Diversity and equality in health and care},
  • F. Cross-Sudworth
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Diversity and equality in health and care
  • This article presents a discussion of some of the social, medical and psychological issues surrounding infertility for women who come from a South Asian background. Fertility is an important but often stressful subject. There is pressure to conceive, and those who fail to do so can face isolation and stigmatisation. Embarrassment is a reoccurring theme for women who are infertile and it is also a barrier to seeking treatment. Treatment is currently a postcode lottery although implementation of… CONTINUE READING
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