J Caring Sci. 2019;8(2): 95-104. doi: 10.15171/jcs.2019.014
PMID: 31249819        PMCID: PMC6589480

Original Research

Infertile Couples' Needs after Unsuccessful Fertility Treatment: a Qualitative Study

Samira Ebrahimzadeh Zagami 1 ORCID, Robab Latifnejad Roudsari 1,2 * ORCID, Roksana Janghorban 3 ORCID, Seyed Mojtaba Mousavi Bazaz 4 ORCID, Maliheh Amirian 5 ORCID, Helen T Allan 6 ORCID

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