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Missed conceptions or misconceptions: perceived infertility among unmarried young adults in the United States.

Authors
  • Polis, Chelsea Bernhardt
  • Zabin, Laurie Schwab
Type
Published Article
Journal
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Publisher
Guttmacher Institute
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
44
Issue
1
Pages
30–38
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1363/4403012
PMID: 22405149
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A substantial proportion of young adults believe they are infertile. Improved provider counseling and sex education may be useful in helping them to better understand their actual probability of infertility, and this knowledge may lead to improved contraceptive use.

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