• The Experience and Wellbeing of Donor-Conceived Adults

      Best, Samantha (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      Gamete donation and conception has become increasingly more common both internationally and locally. Although New Zealand’s current policy and practice support openness, donor- conception has historically been shrouded in ...
    • First-time pregnancy: a journey into the psychological experiences of the first 12 weeks

      Smith, Amanda Helen (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Adjustment to pregnancy can vary significantly (Handley, 2006). Even when pregnancy is planned, the process of adapting to such a life-changing event is often difficult, and women may struggle to feel as though their ...