HeyReprotech's April roundup of events, studies and good reads
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27 Apr - Instagram and Zoom events - International Donor Conception Awareness Day
27-30 Apr - in person meeting sponsored by Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University - Jefferson Infertility Counseling Conference
06 May - online workshop by Donor Conception Network - Making It Real: Translating Assisted Conception with Donor Gametes Into Real Family Life
17 May - British Menopause Society - Hot Topics in Menopause Care
19 May - British Sociological Association - Human Reproduction Study Group Annual Conference
28 May - in-person conference - Surrogacy: The Harms and the Human
30 June - 01 Jul - British Menopause Society annual scientific conference - Menopause care: Maintaining the momentum
Ongoing - University of Ottawa - Surrogacy laws in Canada: Exploring Intended Parents' Experiences and Perspectives
Ongoing - University of Adelaide - Men's psychosocial needs when diagnosed with male infertility
Ongoing - ConnecteDNA, University of Manchester - One-on-one interviews with donors, parents and donor-conceived adults
Ongoing - University of Birmingham - Survey of LGBTQ+ parents
Ongoing - anonymous online survey Fathers and Partners - Mental Health and Emotional Well Being During the Perinatal Period
Rachel Lehmann-Haupt. "Portrait of a professional baby maker." Neo.Life. 15 Jul 2021.
Reshma Saujani. "Men Should Be Forced to Take Parental Leave." The Cut. 15 Mar 2022.
Danielle Braff. "Desperately Seeking Surrogates." New York Times. 02 Apr 2022.
Rochelle Alleyne. "Vaccines drive up surrogacy costs for some families." ABC Action News. 06 Apr 2022.
Ida Emilie Steinmark. "Will we soon be able to ‘fix’ periods?" The Observer. 10 Apr 2022. [fertility bit towards the end]