Funding for this research was provided by:
Australian Research Council (FT130100087)
Received: 17 June 2018
Accepted: 16 August 2018
First Online: 22 August 2018
: DR is an Associate Professor in social work at Flinders University, and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. He is the author of over 200 publications including the book (with Clemence Due) <i>A Critical Approach to Surrogacy: Reproductive Desires and Demands</i> (Routledge, 2018). AW recently completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical) at the University of Adelaide. Her research interests include perinatal and infant mental health, gender, and sexism. CB is a Research Associate in the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work at Flinders University. Her research interests include gender, diversity, children/young people, and families.
: The research was approved by the Flinders University Social and Behavioural Research Ethics Committee (project no. 6694). Participants were emailed an information sheet, consent form, and list of supports. Participants returned their signed consent forms prior to the start of the first interview, by email or in person at the interview. The research was performed in accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council’s National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (ExternalRef removed). The World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects (ExternalRef removed) is not applicable to the research as it is not medical research.
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