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Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility: adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation

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Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility : adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation. / Jones, Benjamin ; Ranaei-Zamani, Niccole; Vali, Saaliha; Williams, Nicola; Saso, Srdjan; Thum, Meen- Yau; Al-Memar, Maya; Dixon, Nuala; Rose, Gillian; Testa, Giuliano ; Johannesson, Liza; Yazbek, Joseph; Wilkinson, Stephen; Smith, J Richard.

In: The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Vol. 23, No. 2, 23.04.2021, p. 138-147.

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Jones, B, Ranaei-Zamani, N, Vali, S, Williams, N, Saso, S, Thum, MY, Al-Memar, M, Dixon, N, Rose, G, Testa, G, Johannesson, L, Yazbek, J, Wilkinson, S & Smith, JR 2021, 'Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility: adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation', The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 138-147. https://doi.org/10.1111/tog.12729

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Jones, B., Ranaei-Zamani, N., Vali, S., Williams, N., Saso, S., Thum, M. Y., Al-Memar, M., Dixon, N., Rose, G., Testa, G., Johannesson, L., Yazbek, J., Wilkinson, S., & Smith, J. R. (2021). Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility: adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, 23(2), 138-147. https://doi.org/10.1111/tog.12729

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Jones B, Ranaei-Zamani N, Vali S, Williams N, Saso S, Thum MY et al. Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility: adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. 2021 Apr 23;23(2):138-147. https://doi.org/10.1111/tog.12729

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Jones, Benjamin ; Ranaei-Zamani, Niccole ; Vali, Saaliha ; Williams, Nicola ; Saso, Srdjan ; Thum, Meen- Yau ; Al-Memar, Maya ; Dixon, Nuala ; Rose, Gillian ; Testa, Giuliano ; Johannesson, Liza ; Yazbek, Joseph ; Wilkinson, Stephen ; Smith, J Richard. / Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility : adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation. In: The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. 2021 ; Vol. 23, No. 2. pp. 138-147.

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abstract = "Key contentFollowing the diagnosis of absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI), women may experience considerable psychological harm as a result of a loss of reproductive function and the realisation of permanent and irreversible infertility.Adoption enables women with AUFI, and their partners, to experience social and legal parenthood, also often providing benefits for the adopted child.Surrogacy offers the opportunity to have genetically related offspring. Outcomes are generally positive in both surrogates and the children born as a result.Uterine transplantation is the only option to restore reproductive anatomy and functionality. While associated with considerable risk, it allows the experience of gestation and the achievement of biological, social and legal parenthood.Learning objectivesTo gain an understanding of the routes to parenthood available for women with AUFI experiencing involuntary childlessness, such as adoption, surrogacy and, most recently, uterine transplantationTo consider a suggested management plan to facilitate counselling in women with AUFI who experience involuntary childlessness.Ethical issuesIn the UK, whilst the number of children requiring adoption continues to increase, the number being adopted from care is decreasing.Some cultures may hold ethical or religious beliefs that surrogacy is unacceptable, and its legal position in many jurisdictions is problematic.Restrictive selection criteria and high costs may limit future availability of uterine transplantation",
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