Personal Experiences of Pregnancy and Fertility in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury

@article{Pebdani2014PersonalEO,
  title={Personal Experiences of Pregnancy and Fertility in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury},
  author={Roxanna N. Pebdani and Kurt L. Johnson and Dagmar Amtmann},
  journal={Sexuality and Disability},
  year={2014},
  volume={32},
  pages={65-74}
}
Individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) often face a number of barriers in family planning and pregnancy. These barriers can be structural (i.e. inaccessible health care provider offices and providers unfamiliar with fertility, pregnancy, and SCI) or social (i.e. friends, family, and even providers suggesting that individuals with SCI should not have children), and can affect both men and women. Additionally, much of the information about SCI and pregnancy is from a medical perspective and… CONTINUE READING

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