Utilisation of ART in single women and lesbian couples since the 2010 change in Victorian legislation

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Abstract

Enactment of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act (Vic) 2008 in January 2010 allowed single persons and same sex couples in Victoria to access reproductive treatments. A retrospective cohort analysis of Monash IVF patients was conducted to identify trends in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) use amongst single women and lesbian couples after January 2010. A 102.8 increase in the utilisation of ART was observed amongst the single women group and a 248.8 increase in the lesbian couple population.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)497 - 499
Number of pages3
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume54
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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