publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Wellbeing of gay fathers with children born through surrogacy: a comparison with lesbian-mother families and heterosexual IVF parent families

Van Rijn-Van Gelderen, L; Bos, HWM; Jorgensen, TD; Ellis-Davies, K; Winstanley, A; Golombok, Susan; Rubio, B; Gross, M; Vecho, O; Lamb, Michael;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Abstract
Study question:\ud Are there differences in levels of parental wellbeing (parental stress, psychological adjustment, and partner relationship satisfaction) between gay-father families with infants born through surrogacy, lesbian-mother families with infants born through donor insemination, and heterosexual-parent families with infants born through IVF?\ud \ud Summary answer:\ud There were no differences in parental wellbeing.\ud \ud What is known already: \ud The only other study of parental wellbeing in gay-father families formed through surrogacy (mean age children: 4 years old) found no difference in couple relationship satisfaction between these families and...
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free text keywords: [SHS.PSY]Humanities and Social Sciences/Psychology, Humans, Fertilization in Vitro, Cross-Sectional Studies, Stress, Psychological, Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, Female, Homosexuality, Male, Parenting, Fathers, Mothers, Surrogate Mothers, Pregnancy, Adult, Infant, France, Netherlands, Female, Male, Sexual and Gender Minorities, Legislation, Obstetrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Developmental psychology, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, Reproductive technology, Fertility clinic, Homosexuality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Biology, Lesbian, Sexual orientation
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Wellbeing of gay fathers with children born through surrogacy: a comparison with lesbian-mother families and heterosexual IVF parent families

Van Rijn-Van Gelderen, L; Bos, HWM; Jorgensen, TD; Ellis-Davies, K; Winstanley, A; Golombok, Susan; Rubio, B; Gross, M; Vecho, O; Lamb, Michael;