ALOE Study

Have you experienced pregnancy loss?

Seeking couples for an online study of sexual well-being after a recent pregnancy loss.

What will I be asked to do?

Couples will complete a screening call to learn about the study and determine eligibility.

If eligible, participation will involve each partner completing one confidential online survey asking about your experience of pregnancy loss, as well as your sexual, relationship, and psychological experiences.

The survey will take between 40 to 55 minutes to complete, and you will be compensated with $20 CAD (or USD equivalency) after completing the survey.


What is the study about?

Our team hopes to gain a better understanding of how pregnancy loss affects couples’ sexuality and relationships. For many couples, it can be a difficult period of adjustment after a pregnancy loss. We hope that you will consider participating in this study to increase our understanding of how best to support couples during this time.


Who can participate?

Couples may be eligible if they –

  • Have experienced a pregnancy loss in the last 3 months
  • Are both be willing to participate
  • Have not have been undergoing fertility treatment during the pregnancy loss, or during the study
  • Are over the age of 18
  • Are fluent in English

*Other criteria may apply

**This study is inclusive to individuals of all bodies, gender identities, and sexual orientations