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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977


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Developmental Characteristics of Children Conceived 2191

Solovyeva E.V.
Applicant, Chair of Age Psychology, Department of Psychology of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia

Increased frequency of infertile marriages and successful correction of the couples reproductive health by using assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in recent decades led all over the world to increase in the number of children conceived by ART; so, the question of their development is a pressing question. In fact the influence of conceive method on the further child development remains poorly understood. Researches in this area are mainly aimed at the study of children′s physical health and the factors affecting it. Materials relating to the mental development of children born as a result of the application of VRT in the scientific literature are not that many. This article provides an overview of the Russian and foreign research on the characteristics of the physical and mental development of children conceived using ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. Due to insufficient information on the issue and the ambiguity of the results the article pays special attention to the results of current researches and discusses the ways of in-depth studies of the psychological development of such children from birth till the reproductive age.

Keywords: assisted reproductive technologies, in vitro fertilization, natural conception, gestation time, perinatalу period, developmental disorders

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