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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Berenice Golding:

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A friend, a father, or both?
31 October 2008 - by Dr Berenice Golding
Commenting on the recent article in BioNews, which reported that half of women would ask a friend to father their child if they had no partner (1), I wish to raise the following points for consideration. The Vitabiotics survey this was based on reported that over half of the women... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Dr Berenice Golding:

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Book Review: Dead Babies and Seaside Towns
30 August 2016 - by Dr Berenice Golding
The memoirs of author and playwright Alice Jolly, as she navigates her way through miscarriage and stillbirth, and on to IVF and eventually surrogacy, help to break taboos and offer hope for those experiencing loss... [Read More]
Book Review: Donor Conception for Life - Psychoanalytic Reflections on New Ways of Conceiving the Family
1 September 2015 - by Dr Berenice Golding
Drawing upon professional and personal perspectives, this book renders visible some of the hidden issues that prevail when donor conception is used to build a family... [Read More]
Book Review: IVF - An Emotional Companion
30 April 2012 - by Dr Berenice Golding
An illuminating insight into the experiences of those who have used IVF, Brigid Moss' 'IVF: An emotional companion' is both informative and easy-to-read. A combination of case studies, personal reflections and expert opinions from clinicians, academics, alternative therapists and counsellors support the issues discussed. Because of its accessible format, the book would be of interest to those considering IVF or indeed those further along in their treatment... [Read More]
Book Review: Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counselling
13 June 2011 - by Dr Berenice Golding
This book provides a useful insight into some of the ethical issues potentially faced by mental health professionals working with people with fertility issues. The authors acknowledge they cannot provide definitive answers to some of the ethical questions they pose. Instead, they aim to provide a useful resource for mental health professionals, reproductive medicine and health physicians, and IVF clinic managers... [Read More]
Book Review: Adopting after Infertility - Messages from Practice, Research and Personal Experience
15 November 2010 - by Dr Berenice Golding
This book is a must-read for those with an academic, professional and personal interest in the topic of adoption and assisted reproduction. It provides an accessible, insightful - and at times emotive account - of what it means to be infertile, how the adoption process works, and what it is like to be an adoptive parent... [Read More]