Published papers

2021

  • Harper, J. C., Hammarberg, K., Simopoulou, M., Koert, E., Pedro, J., Massin, N., ... & Balen, A. (2021). The International Fertility Education Initiative: research and action to improve fertility awareness. Human Reproduction Open, 2021(4), hoab031. https://doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoab031
  • Pearson, L., Holton, S., McLachlan, R., & Hammarberg, K. (2021). Australian men’s fertility information seeking attitudes and behaviour: A qualitative investigation. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, 29, 100621.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2021.100621
  • Delbaere, I., Pitsillos, T., Greek Collaborating Group, Tydén, T., Kerckhof, L., & Iliadis, S. I. (2021). Fertility awareness and parenthood intentions among medical students in three European countries. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 1-11.https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2021.1901877
  • Bodin, M., Holmström, C., Plantin, L., Schmidt, L., Ziebe, S., & Elmerstig, E. (2021). Preconditions to parenthood: changes over time and generations. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online, 13, 14-23.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbms.2021.03.003
  • Bodin, M., Plantin, L., Schmidt, L., Ziebe, S., & Elmerstig, E. (2021). The pros and cons of fertility awareness and information: a generational, Swedish perspective. Human Fertility, 1-10.https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2021.1968045
  • Pedro, J., Brandão, T., Fernandes, J., Barros, A., Xavier, P., Schmidt, L., ... & Martins, M. V. (2020). Perceived threat of infertility and women’s intention to anticipate childbearing: the mediating role of personally perceived barriers and facilitators. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings,28, 457–467. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10880-020-09743-3
  • Pedro, J., Fernandes, J., Schmidt, L., Costa, M. E., & Martins, M. V. (2021). Mapping intentions to adopt fertility protective behaviours: the role of couple congruence and the importance of relationship and fertility awareness. Human Fertility, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2021.1960436
  • Svahn, S., Niemeyer Hultstrand, J., Tydén, T., & Ekstrand Ragnar, M. (2021). Contraception use and attitudes: women’s concerns regarding hormonal contraception and copper intrauterine devices. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 26(6), 473-478. https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2021.1975267
  • Stern, J., Molin, M. S., Fernaeus, M., Georgsson, S., & Carlsson, T. (2022). Contraceptive counseling about adverse reactions of intrauterine contraception: Exploration of narratives found in web-based discussion boards. Midwifery, 104, 103166.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103166
  • Dorney E., Millard J., Hammarberg K., Griffin K., Gordon A., McGeechan K., Black K. (2021). Australian primary health care nurses’ knowledge, practice and attitudes relating to preconception care, learnings for service implementation, Australian Journal of Primary Health, Accepted for publication
  • Hammarberg, K. &Stocker, R. (2021). Evaluation of an online learning module to improve nurses' and midwives' capacity to promote preconception health in primary healthcare settings Australian Journal of Primary Health, Accepted for publication

2020

  • Hammarberg, K., Hassard, J., De Silva, R., & Johnson, L. (2020). Acceptability of screening for pregnancy intention in general practice: a population survey of people of reproductive age. BMC family practice, 21(1), 1-6.doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-020-01110-3
  • Koert, E., Sylvest, R., Vittrup, I., Hvidman, H. W., Birch Petersen, K., Boivin, J., ... & Schmidt, L. (2020). Women’s perceptions of fertility assessment and counselling 6 years after attending a Fertility Assessment and Counselling clinic in Denmark. Human Reproduction Open, 2020(4), hoaa036.doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoaa036.
  • Hviid Malling, G. M., Pitsillos, T., Tydén, T., Hammarberg, K., Ziebe, S., Friberg, B., & Schmidt, L. (2020). ‘Doing it in the right order’: childless men’s intentions regarding family formation. Human Fertility, 1-9.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2020.1778803
  • Berthelsen, A. S. N., Gamby, A. L. N., Christensen, U, & Schmidt, L. (2020). How do men want to receive information about fertility? An evaluation of a fertility campaign targeting Danish men in Copenhagen. Human Reproduction, 35 (Supp. 1), I350.
  • Hviid Malling, G. M., Schmidt, L., Pitsillos, T., Hammarberg, K., Tydén, T., Friberg, B., ... & Ziebe, S. (2020). Taking fertility for granted–a qualitative exploration of fertility awareness among young, childless men in Denmark and Sweden. Human Fertility, 1-12.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2020
  • Pedro, J., Fernandes, J., Barros, A., Xavier, P., Almeida, V., Costa, M. E., ... & Martins, M. V. (2020). Effectiveness of a video-based education on fertility awareness: a randomized controlled trial with partnered women. Human Fertility, 1-17.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2020.1854482
  • Delbaere, I., Verbiest, S., & Tydén, T. (2020). Knowledge about the impact of age on fertility: a brief review. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 125(2), 167-174.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2019.1707913
  • Hviid Malling, G. M., Pitsillos, T., Tydén, T., Hammarberg, K., Ziebe, S., Friberg, B., & Schmidt, L. (2020). ‘Doing it in the right order’: childless men’s intentions regarding family formation. Human Fertility, 1-9.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2020.1778803
  • Harper, J., Chauhan, D., & Jackson, E. (2020). Childless by circumstance-the fertility experiences of women who wanted children. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online, 12, 44-55.
  • Hultstrand, J. N., Tydén, T., Målqvist, M., Ragnar, M. E., Larsson, M., & Jonsson, M. (2020). Foreign-born women’s lifestyle and health before and during early pregnancy in Sweden. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 25(1), 20-27.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2019.1706078
  • Koo Andersson, M., & Tydén, T. (2020). Implementation of reproductive life planning (RLP) in primary health care supported by an evidence-based website. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 25(1), 1-7. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2019.1695117
  • Hviid Malling, G. M., Schmidt, L., Pitsillos, T., Hammarberg, K., Tydén, T., Friberg, B., ... & Ziebe, S. (2020). Taking fertility for granted–a qualitative exploration of fertility awareness among young, childless men in Denmark and Sweden. Human Fertility, 1-12.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2020.1798516
  • Bodin, M., & Käll, L. (2020). Is it an issue before it’s a problem? Investigating men’s talk about fertility. Sociology of Health & Illness, 42(7), 1611-1625. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13148
  • Wafi, A., Nekkebroeck, J., Blockeel, C., De Munck, N., Tournaye, H., & De Vos, M. (2020). A follow-up survey on the reproductive intentions and experiences of women undergoing planned oocyte cryopreservation. Reproductive biomedicine online, 40(2), 207-214.doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2019.11.010
  • Niemeyer Hultstrand, J., Engström, E., Målqvist, M., Tydén, T., Maseko, N., & Jonsson, M. (2020). Evaluating the implementation of the Reproductive Life Plan in disadvantaged communities: A mixed-methods study using the i-PARIHS framework. PloS one, 15(9), e0236712. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236712

2019

  • Grace, B., Shawe, J., Johnson, S., & Stephenson, J. (2019). You did not turn up… I did not realise I was invited…: understanding male attitudes towards engagement in fertility and reproductive health discussions. Human reproduction open, 2019(3), hoz014.doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoz014
  • Bull, J. R., Rowland, S. P., Scherwitzl, E. B., Scherwitzl, R., Danielsson, K. G., & Harper, J. (2019). Real-world menstrual cycle characteristics of more than 600,000 menstrual cycles. NPJ digital medicine, 2(1), 1-8. doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41746-019-0152-7
  • Boivin, J., Sandhu, A., Brian, K., & Harrison, C. (2019). Fertility-related knowledge and perceptions of fertility education among adolescents and emerging adults: a qualitative study. Human Fertility, 22(4), 291-299.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2018.1486514
  • Hammarberg, K., & Taylor, L. (2019). Survey of maternal, child and family health nurses’ attitudes and practice relating to preconception health promotion. Australian journal of primary health, 25(1), 43-48.doi: https://doi.org/10.1071/PY18078
  • Hogg, K., Rizio, T., Manocha, R., McLachlan, R. I., & Hammarberg, K. (2019). Men’s preconception health care in Australian general practice: GPs’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Australian journal of primary health, 25(4), 353-358.doi: 10.1071/PY19069
  • Pedro, J., Costa, M., & Martins, M. (2019). Fertility Knowledge in Portugal: State-of-the-Art and the Need for Health Education. In J. Justo (Ed.), Diálogos Acerca da Infertilidade (pp. 31–51). Leiria: PsiCoap.
  • Grandahl, M., Bodin, M., & Stern, J. (2019). In everybody’s interest but no one’s assigned responsibility: midwives’ thoughts and experiences of preventive work for men’s sexual and reproductive health and rights within primary care. BMC public health, 19(1), 1-8.doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7792-z
  • Harper, J. C., Hepburn, J., Vautier, G., Callander, E., Glasgow, T., Balen, A., & Boivin, J. (2021). Feasibility and acceptability of theatrical and visual art to deliver fertility education to young adults. Human Fertility, 24(2), 129-135.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2019.1570354
  • Skogsdal, Y., Fadl, H., Cao, Y., Karlsson, J., & Tydén, T. (2019). An intervention in contraceptive counseling increased the knowledge about fertility and awareness of preconception health—a randomized controlled trial. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 124(3), 203-212.https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2019.1653407

2018

  • Boivin, J., Koert, E., Harris, T., O’shea, L., Perryman, A., Parker, K., & Harrison, C. (2018). An experimental evaluation of the benefits and costs of providing fertility information to adolescents and emerging adults. Human Reproduction, 33(7), 1247-1253. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey107
  • Sylvest, R., Koert, E., Vittrup, I., Birch Petersen, K., Nyboe Andersen, A., Pinborg, A., & Schmidt, L. (2018). Status one year after fertility assessment and counselling in women of reproductive age—a qualitative study. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 123(4), 264-270.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2018.1546243.
  • Prior, E., Lew, R., Hammarberg, K., & Johnson, L. (2018). Fertility facts, figures and future plans: an online survey of university students. Human Fertility.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2018.1482569
  • Sylvest, R., Koert, E., Vittrup, I., Birch Petersen, K., Hvidman, H. W., Hald, F., & Schmidt, L. (2018). Men's expectations and experiences of fertility awareness assessment and counseling. Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, 97(12), 1471-1477.doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/aogs.13449
  • Pedro, J., Brandão, T., Schmidt, L., Costa, M. E., & Martins, M. V. (2018). What do people know about fertility? A systematic review on fertility awareness and its associated factors. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 123(2), 71-81.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2018.1480186
  • Fooladi, E., Weller, C., Salehi, M., Abhari, F. R., & Stern, J. (2018). Using reproductive life plan-based information in a primary health care center increased Iranian women's knowledge of fertility, but not their future fertility plan: A randomized, controlled trial. Midwifery, 67, 77-86.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.09.011
  • Ekstrand Ragnar, M., Grandahl, M., Stern, J., & Mattebo, M. (2018). Important but far away: adolescents’ beliefs, awareness and experiences of fertility and preconception health. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 23(4), 265-273.https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2018.1481942
  • Ekstrand Ragnar, M., Niemeyer Hultstrand, J., Tydén, T., & Larsson, M. (2018). Development of an evidence-based website on preconception health. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 123(2), 116-122.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2018.1476423
  • Bodin, M., Tydén, T., Käll, L., & Larsson, M. (2018). Can Reproductive Life Plan-based counselling increase men’s fertility awareness?. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 123(4), 255-263.https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2018.1541948
  • Goossens, J., Beeckman, D., Van Hecke, A., Delbaere, I., & Verhaeghe, S. (2018). Preconception lifestyle changes in women with planned pregnancies. Midwifery, 56, 112-120.doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.10.004

2017

  • Harper, J., Boivin, J., O’Neill, H. C., Brian, K., Dhingra, J., Dugdale, G., ... & Balen, A. (2017). The need to improve fertility awareness. Reproductive biomedicine & society online, 4, 18-20.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbms.2017.03.002
  • Hammarberg, K., Norman, R. J., Robertson, S., McLachlan, R., Michelmore, J., & Johnson, L. (2017). Development of a health promotion programme to improve awareness of factors that affect fertility, and evaluation of its reach in the first 5 years. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online, 4, 33-40. https://doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.rbms.2017.06.002
  • Hammarberg, K., Zosel, R., Comoy, C., Robertson, S., Holden, C., Deeks, M., & Johnson, L. (2017). Fertility-related knowledge and information-seeking behaviour among people of reproductive age: a qualitative study. Human Fertility, 20(2), 88-95.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14647273.2016.1245447
  • Hammarberg, K., Collins, V., Holden, C., Young, K., & McLachlan, R. (2017). Men's knowledge, attitudes and behaviours relating to fertility. Human Reproduction Update, 23(4), 458-480.doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmx005
  • Conceição, C., Pedro, J., & Martins, M. V. (2017). Effectiveness of a video intervention on fertility knowledge among university students: a randomised pre-test/post-test study. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 22(2), 107-113. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2017.1288903
  • Drevin, J., Kristiansson, P., Stern, J., & Rosenblad, A. (2017). Measuring pregnancy planning: a psychometric evaluation and comparison of two scales. Journal of advanced nursing, 73(11), 2765-2775. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13364
  • Joelsson, L. S., Tydén, T., Wanggren, K., Georgakis, M. K., Stern, J., Berglund, A., & Skalkidou, A. (2017). Anxiety and depression symptoms among sub-fertile women, women pregnant after infertility treatment, and naturally pregnant women. European psychiatry, 45, 212-219.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.07.004
  • Birch Petersen, K., Maltesen, T., Forman, J. L., Sylvest, R., Pinborg, A., Larsen, E. C., ... & Nyboe Andersen, A. (2017). The Fertility Assessment and Counseling Clinic–does the concept work? A prospective 2‐year follow‐up study of 519 women. Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, 96(3), 313-325.doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/aogs.13081
  • Bodin, M., Käll, L., Tydén, T., Stern, J., Drevin, J., & Larsson, M. (2017). Exploring men’s pregnancy-planning behaviour and fertility knowledge: a survey among fathers in Sweden. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 122(2), 127-135.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2017.1316531
  • Almeida-Santos, T., Melo, C., Macedo, A., & Moura-Ramos, M. (2017). Are women and men well informed about fertility? Childbearing intentions, fertility knowledge and information-gathering sources in Portugal. Reproductive health, 14(1), 1-9.doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-017-0352-z

2016

  • Sørensen, N. O., Marcussen, S., Backhausen, M. G., Juhl, M., Schmidt, L., Tydén, T., & Hegaard, H. K. (2016). Fertility awareness and attitudes towards parenthood among Danish university college students. Reproductive health, 13(1), 1-10.doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-016-0258-1
  • Vassard, D., Lallemant, C., Nyboe Andersen, A., Macklon, N., & Schmidt, L. (2016). A population-based survey on family intentions and fertility awareness in women and men in the United Kingdom and Denmark. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 121(4), 244-251.https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2016.1194503
  • Hammarberg, K., Collison, L., Nguyen, H., & Fisher, J. (2016). Knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to fertility among nurses working in primary health care. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, The, 34(1), 6-13.
  • Mogilevkina, I., Stern, J., Melnik, D., Getsko, E., & Tydén, T. (2016). Ukrainian medical students’ attitudes to parenthood and knowledge of fertility. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 21(2), 189-194.https://doi.org/10.3109/13625187.2015.1130221
  • Tydén, T. (2016). Why is preconception health and care important?. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 121(4), 207-207.https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2016.1211776
  • Tydén, T., Verbiest, S., Van Achterberg, T., Larsson, M., & Stern, J. (2016). Using the Reproductive Life Plan in contraceptive counselling. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 121(4), 299-303.https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2016.1210267
  • Goossens, J., Delbaere, I., Dhaenens, C., Willems, L., Van Hecke, A., Verhaeghe, S., & Beeckman, D. (2016). Preconception-related needs of reproductive-aged women. Midwifery, 33, 64-72.doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2015.10.012
  • Delbaere, I., Mokangi, P., Roelens, K., De Sutter, A., Gellynck, X., Beeckman, D., ... & De Steur, H. (2016). Systematic development of an evidence-based website on preconception care. Upsala journal of medical sciences, 121(4), 264-270.doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03009734.2016.1216481

2015

  • Daniluk, J. C., & Koert, E. (2015). Fertility awareness online: the efficacy of a fertility education website in increasing knowledge and changing fertility beliefs. Human Reproduction, 30(2), 353-363.doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deu328
  • Shawe, J., Delbaere, I., Ekstrand, M., Hegaard, H. K., Larsson, M., Mastroiacovo, P., ... & Tydén, T. (2015). Preconception care policy, guidelines, recommendations and services across six European countries: Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 20(2), 77-87.doi:https://doi.org/10.3109/13625187.2014.990088
  • Bodin, M., Stern, J., Käll, L. F., Tydén, T., & Larsson, M. (2015). Coherence of pregnancy planning within couples expecting a child. Midwifery, 31(10), 973-978.doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2015.06.009
  • Stern, J., Salih Joelsson, L., Tydén, T., Berglund, A., Ekstrand, M., Hegaard, H., ... & Kristiansson, P. (2016). Is pregnancy planning associated with background characteristics and pregnancy‐planning behavior?. Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, 95(2), 182-189.https://doi.org/10.1111/aogs.12816
  • Stern, J., Bodin, M., Grandahl, M., Segeblad, B., Axen, L., Larsson, M., & Tyden, T. (2015). Midwives' adoption of the reproductive life plan in contraceptive counselling: a mixed methods study. Human reproduction, 30(5), 1146-1155.https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dev048
  • Mertes, H. (2015). Does company-sponsored egg freezing promote or confine women’s reproductive autonomy?. Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics, 32(8), 1205-1209.doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10815-015-0500-8

2014

  • Sylvest, R., Christensen, U., Hammarberg, K., & Schmidt, L. (2014). Desire for parenthood, beliefs about masculinity, and fertility awareness among young Danish men. Reproductive system & sexual Disorders, 3(1), 1-5.doi: https://doi.org/10.4172/2161-038X.1000127
  • Backhausen, M. G., Ekstrand, M., Tydén, T., Magnussen, B. K., Shawe, J., Stern, J., & Hegaard, H. K. (2014). Pregnancy planning and lifestyle prior to conception and during early pregnancy among Danish women. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 19(1), 57-65.https://doi.org/10.3109/13625187.2013.851183
  • Goossens, J., Delbaere, I., Van Lancker, A., Beeckman, D., Verhaeghe, S., & Van Hecke, A. (2014). Cancer patients’ and professional caregivers’ needs, preferences and factors associated with receiving and providing fertility-related information: a mixed-methods systematic review. International journal of nursing studies, 51(2), 300-319.doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.06.015

2013

  • Hammarberg, K., Setter, T., Norman, R. J., Holden, C. A., Michelmore, J., & Johnson, L. (2013). Knowledge about factors that influence fertility among Australians of reproductive age: a population-based survey. Fertility and sterility, 99(2), 502-507.doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.10.031
  • Daniluk, J. C., & Koert, E. (2013). The other side of the fertility coin: a comparison of childless men’s and women’s knowledge of fertility and assisted reproductive technology. Fertility and sterility, 99(3), 839-846.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.10.033
  • Stern, J., Larsson, M., Kristiansson, P., & Tydén, T. (2013). Introducing reproductive life plan-based information in contraceptive counselling: an RCT. Human Reproduction, 28(9), 2450-2461.https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/det279

2012

2011

  • Tyden, T., Stern, J., Nydahl, M., Berglund, A., Larsson, M., Rosenblad, A., & Aarts, C. (2011). Pregnancy planning in Sweden–a pilot study among 270 women attending antenatal clinics. Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, 90(4), 408-412. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0412.2010.01055.x
  • Mertes, H., & Pennings, G. (2011). Social egg freezing: for better, not for worse. Reproductive biomedicine online, 23(7), 824-829.doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2011.09.010