Age at interview: 47
Infertility diagnosis: Yes
Contributing factors to fertility problems: Endometriosis, PCOS, thyroid problems, complex hyperplasia
Age at diagnosis: not stated
Fertility treatments: Ovulation induction, IVF, treatment for endometriosis, thyroid problems and complex hyperplasia

Background: Marika works part-time as an academic and lives with her husband and their two school-aged children in a metropolitan city. She is white Australian.

Find out more about Marika’s experiences in the following short films:

Wanting to Become a Parent
Donor Conception and Surrogacy
Experiences of Health Practitioners and Health Services
Infertility and Fertility Treatment: Seeking Information and Support
Difficulties Conceiving, Becoming Pregnant, and Maintaining a Pregnancy during Fertility Treatment
Infertility, Fertility Treatment, and Partner Relationships
Infertility, Fertility Treatment, and Work
Thoughts and Feelings about Infertility and Fertility Treatment