Event info

Date:02 Feb
Time:9.00 – 10.30

Fertility Awareness Webinar: Indications, intentions and attitudes towards family formation

Date: 2 February 2021 at 9.00 – 10.30

Organizers: ReproUnion Challenge 5, Fertility Awareness

Participation: The webinar was live-streamed on Zoom and you can watch the below recording to find out more about research from the ReproUnion Fertility Awareness project.

Recording of the webinar

Please note that the recording does not yet include the presentations from Kristina Mattsson and Maja Bodin, since their research is awaiting scientific publication.


Moderator: Eva Elmerstig, RM., PhD in Gender and Medicine, Associate Professor, Centre for Sexology and Sexuality Studies, Faculty of Health and Society, Malmö University

9:00- 9:20 Welcome & Introduction
Fertility Awareness – Personal and societal challenges
By Søren Ziebe, Professor, M.Sc., PhD, Head of the Fertility Department, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
9:20- 9:40 Do selected patient groups require specially designed fertility awareness and information efforts?
By Kristina Mattsson, Postdoc, MD, PhD, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University
9:40- 10:00 Taking fertility for granted – A qualitative exploration of fertility awareness among young, childless men in Denmark and Sweden
By Lone Schmidt, Professor wsr, MD, PhD, DMsc, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
10:00- 10:20 Fertility awareness and preconditions to parenthood – an intergenerational perspective
By Maja Bodin, Postdoc, PhD, Faculty of Health and Society, Malmö University
10:20-10:30 Q&A