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Call for Participants--Reproductive Care Study; University of Manitoba, Concordia University, and Guelph University

The following call for research participants for a qualitative study may be of interest to you or your clients:

Have you ever been considered obese?

Have you ever tried to get pregnant? OR

Have you ever been pregnant?

If you answered yes to these questions, we would like to hear from you!

Researchers in Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto and Guelph are conducting a study looking at how women and transpeople considered obese are treated by healthcare professionals while on their paths to pregnancy or potential pregnancy.

If you are interested in participating in this study, you will be interviewed once by a researcher for approximately 1-2 hours.

If you choose, you may also participate in a Digital Storytelling exercise, in which you will have the chance to make a 2-5 minute movie about your experiences.

Participants will be given a gift card for a local grocery store in appreciation.

If you live in Toronto or Guelph and you would like to participate or would like more information, please contact Andrea Lamarre at or call 519-993-6435.

This research is funded by CIHR and is housed at the University of Manitoba, Concordia University, and Guelph University.