Resources and Support


This list will be updated and expanded on a regular basis.



Fertility Network UK – – offers advice, support and helplines for many aspects of infertility and infertility treatment.

0800 008 7464

and international support associations at:

British Infertility Counselling Association  Bica’s website helps you to find a specialist fertility counsellor.

British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists  An association that lists qualified practitioners.

Resolve – The American Infertility Association



Involuntary Childlessness

Rochelle Ratner (Ed), Bearing Life: Women’s Writings on Childlessness.

 Rachel Black & Louise Scull, Beyond Childlessness.


Clara Hinton, Silent Grief.

Male Infertility

Mary-Claire Mason, Male Infertility – Men Talking.

Philosophy of Motherhood

Adrienne Rich, Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution


Dannie Abse, The Presence.

Moving On

Tracey Cleantis, The Next Happy

Articles and Papers

Its like taking a bit of masculinity away from you:
towards a theoretical understanding of mens
experiences of infertility’

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