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Pathways to Fatherhood

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03966352
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 29, 2019
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to better understand the decision-making process that gay couples go through in order to have children.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Family Research Other: Questionnaire

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to better understand treatment considerations, obstacles, motivations, and outcomes for gay men through a survey based questionnaire study.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: Family Building Decisions for Gay Men
Actual Study Start Date : May 24, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2019

Intervention Details:
  • Other: Questionnaire
    Enrolled subjects will complete a questionnaire to ascertain information on treatment considerations, obstacles, motivations, and outcomes encountered on their pathway to fatherhood.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Response to survey questions [ Time Frame: 1 week ]
    assess response to questions regarding quality of life, general health, demographic info as well as vies on sperm, egg donation, gestational carriers, legal and financial issues as well as adoption or foster care



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Gender Eligibility Description:   Men who self-identify as gay
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Gay men who sought or are currently seeking family building services at an infertility practice through third party reproduction
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men over age 18 who self-identify as gay
  • Participants should be individuals who are seeking or have sought reproductive services at RMA New Jersey locations.
  • Participants may be included if they have not yet gone through the assisted reproductive process but are considering fatherhood and identify as gay.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals who are not 18 years of age or older.
  • Participants who do not self-identify as gay males.
  • Female patients.
  • Failure of the participant to agree to enrollment in the study with written consent.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03966352


Contacts
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Contact: Christine V Whitehead, BSN,RN 973-656-2841 clinicalresearchteam@ivirma.com
Contact: Caroline Zuckerman, BS 973-656-2841 clinicalresearchteam@ivirma.com

Locations
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United States, New Jersey
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey Recruiting
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States, 07920
Contact: Christine V Whitehead, BSN,RN    973-656-2841    clinicalresearchteam@ivirma.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey

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Responsible Party: Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03966352     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RMA-2019-04
First Posted: May 29, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2019
Last Verified: May 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No