Gynäkologische Endokrinologie

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 193–199 | Cite as

Unerfüllter Kinderwunsch und Sexualität

  • B. Leeners
  • T. Wischmann
  • S. Tschudin



Der unerfüllte Kinderwunsch geht häufig mit (passageren) sexuellen Funktionsstörungen einher.


In dieser Übersicht wird dargestellt, welche wechselseitigen Beziehungen zwischen Infertilität und sexuellen Störungen bestehen. Die relevanten Störungen der Sexualität und weitere Einflussfaktoren bei unerfülltem Kinderwunsch werden detailliert betrachtet. Es folgen Vorschläge für konkrete Lösungsstrategien und prognostische Überlegungen. Der Beitrag beinhaltet auch praxisnahe Hinweise für Frauenärzte, Reproduktionsmediziner und Sexualtherapeuten.


Infertilität Körperliche sexuelle Störungen Psychologische sexuelle Störungen Sexualberatung Verfahren der assistierten Reproduktion 

Infertility and sexuality



The unfulfilled desire to have a child is often associated with (temporary) sexual dysfunction.


In this review the interrelationship of infertility and sexual disorders is described. The relevant sexual disorders and additional influencing factors are discussed in detail. Furthermore, suggestions for solution strategies and prognostic considerations are given. The article ends with practical advice for gynecologists, fertility doctors and sex therapists.


Infertility Sexual dysfunctions, physiological Sexual dysfunctions, psychological Sex counseling Reproductive techniques, assisted 


Einhaltung ethischer Richtlinien


B. Leeners ist Mitglied des wissenschaftlichen Beirats von Ava. T. Wischmann und S. Tschudin geben an, dass kein Interessenkonflikt besteht.

Dieser Beitrag beinhaltet keine von den Autoren durchgeführten Studien an Menschen oder Tieren.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Klinik für Reproduktions-EndokrinologieUniversitätsspital ZürichZürichSchweiz
  2. 2.Institut für Medizinische PsychologieUniversitätsklinikum HeidelbergHeidelbergDeutschland
  3. 3.Abteilung für Gynäkologische Sozialmedizin und Psychosomatik, FrauenklinikUniversitätsspital BaselBaselSchweiz

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