parents of ivf babies


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Egg donation parents and their children: follow-up at age 12 years.
Fertil Steril. 2006 Mar;85(3):610-8.

2: Cox SJ, Glazebrook C, Sheard C, Ndukwe G, Oates M.
Maternal self-esteem after successful treatment for infertility.
Fertil Steril. 2006 Jan;85(1):84-9.

3: Peters C, Kantaris X, Barnes J, Sutcliffe A.
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4: Ulrich D, Gagel DE, Hemmerling A, Pastor VS, Kentenich H.
Couples becoming parents: something special after IVF?
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Jun;25(2):99-113.

5: Hjelmstedt A, Widstrom AM, Wramsby H, Collins A.
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Fertil Steril. 2004 May;81(5):1254-64.

6: Glazebrook C, Sheard C, Cox S, Oates M, Ndukwe G.
Parenting stress in first-time mothers of twins and triplets conceived after in vitro fertilization.
Fertil Steril. 2004 Mar;81(3):505-11.

7: McMahon CA, Gibson F, Leslie G, Cohen J, Tennant C.
Parents of 5-year-old in vitro fertilization children: psychological adjustment, parenting stress, and the influence of subsequent in vitro
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J Fam Psychol. 2003 Sep;17(3):361-9.

8: Hjelmstedt A, Widstrom A, Wramsby HM, Collins A.
Patterns of emotional responses to pregnancy, experience of pregnancy and attitudes to parenthood among IVF couples: a longitudinal study.
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2003 Sep;24(3):153-62. Erratum in: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2003 Dec;24(4):220.

9: Tully LA, Moffitt TB, Caspi A.
Maternal adjustment, parenting and child behaviour in families of school-aged twins conceived after IVF and ovulation induction.
J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2003 Mar;44(3):316-25.

10: McMahon C, Gibson F.
A special path to parenthood: parent-child relationships in families giving birth to singleton infants through IVF.
Reprod Biomed Online. 2002 Sep-Oct;5(2):179-86.

11: Colpin H, Soenen S.
Parenting and psychosocial development of IVF children: a follow-up study.
Hum Reprod. 2002 Apr;17(4):1116-23.

12: Hahn CS, DiPietro JA.
In vitro fertilization and the family: quality of parenting, family functioning, and child psychosocial adjustment.
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13: Klock SC, Greenfeld DA.
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Parental adjustment and attitudes to parenting after in vitro fertilization.
Fertil Steril. 2000 Mar;73(3):565-74.

15: Cook R, Bradley S, Golombok S.
A preliminary study of parental stress and child behaviour in families with twins conceived by in-vitro fertilization.
Hum Reprod. 1998 Nov;13(11):3244-6.

16: Colpin H, De Munter A, Vandemeulebroecke L.
Parenthood motives in IVF-mothers.
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 1998 Mar;19(1):19-27.

17: McMahon CA, Ungerer JA, Tennant C, Saunders D.
Psychosocial adjustment and the quality of the mother-child relationship at four months postpartum after conception by in vitro fertilization.
Fertil Steril. 1997 Sep;68(3):492-500.

18: van Balen F.
Child-rearing following in vitro fertilization.
J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 1996 Sep;37(6):687-93.

19: Golombok S, Cook R, Bish A, Murray C.
Families created by the new reproductive technologies: quality of parenting and social and emotional development of the children.
Child Dev. 1995 Apr;66(2):285-98.

20: Weaver SM, Clifford E, Gordon AG, Hay DM, Robinson J.
A follow-up study of 'successful' IVF/GIFT couples: social-emotional well-being and adjustment to parenthood.
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 1993;14 Suppl:5-16.

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IVF Parents more anxious

Compared with women who gave birth after spontaneous conception, IVF parents were more likely to feel anxious about baby care and more likely to be admitted to residential early parenting services in the first 18 months after birth.

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