My research has drawn interest form a wide range of international media ranging from national broadcasters to specialist websites.

International print media

  1. Kreutz-Hansen, H. (9th March 2015). Childless men – not chosen by women’. Verdens Gang AS: VG.
  2.  Lerner, T. (24th April 2014). “Det finns en smärta i att inte få bli pappa”  (There is a pain not to be a father). Dagens Nyheter:

National print media

  1. Manzoor, S. (16th June, 2019). ‘Why do childless men bottle up their grief and pain?’ Sunday Times Magazine.
  2. Hinsliff, G. (21st January, 2019). ‘Male, Single, desperate for a baby.’ Tortoise.
  3. Lynch, B. (17th November 2018). Male childlessness: ‘You think, If I’m not reproducing – then what am I?‘ The Guardian.
  4. Marsh, S. (29th October 2017). ‘The agony of being a childless man.’ The Daily Mail.
  5. Marsh, S. (3rd October 2017): ‘“The desire to have a child never goes away”: how the involuntary childless are forming a new movement.’ The Guardian.
  6.  Freeman, H. (20th July 2016): Rise of the biological clock divorce: It’s when one of you craves a baby and the other doesn’t.’ The Daily Mail.
  7. Hadley, R. A. (17th July 2016): Men and Infertility.’ The Times, Weekend Section.
  8. Brookbanks, M (13th January 2016):  How the rise of childless women could change the face of Britain.’ The Daily Mail.
  9. Hadley, R. A. (4th April 2013): Robin Hadley: ‘I know all about broody men who long to be dads. I am one. The Daily Telegraph.
  10. Hodgekiss, A. (3rd April 2013): Men without children are ‘more depressed and sad’ than childless women.‘ Mail Online.
  11. Bingham, J. (3rd April 2013): Men ‘just as broody as women‘, study suggest.’ The Daily Telegraph.

National television

  1. BBC1 Breakfast. 14th January 2015: Ageing Without Children. AWOC founders  Kirsty Woodard, Jody Day and I were interviewed on BBC One:

Online news media

  1. Swire, Saffron. 11th February 2021. “Less of a man”: banishing the stigma surrounding male infertility. REACTION.
  2. Packham, Amy. 1st December 2018:  “Dads On What Sex Is Really Like When You’re Trying For A Baby.” HuffPost UK.
  3. Gorman, G. 14th February 2016: “The untold grief of childless men.” for Australia.
  4. Goyer, M. 18th June 2015:  Le fardeau des femmes sans enfants”: Planete FMagazine, Montreal, Canada.

Invited podcasts


  1. Nihal Arthanayake Show. 20th October 2020. Guest editor of ‘Involuntary childless men’ on BBC Radio 5 Live.
  2. The Dennis Relojo-Howell Show 16th March 2020: Male Childlessness.
  3. Noel McDermot Show, Men’s Radio Station. 3rd October. Dr Robin Hadley talks about the impact of childlessness on older men.
  4. James Blake, Men’s Radio Station. 8th September 2019. Men and childlessness.
  5. BBC Radio 4 – My Name Is…, Rod – life as a childless man.
  6. Kaye Adams. 15th April 2019. Live panel discussion on ‘Mornings with Kaye Adams & Stephen Jardine,’ Radio Scotland.
  7. Rony Robinson. 13th November 2018. Live telephone interview on male childlessness.
  8. East London Radio. 24th April 2017. Dr Robin Hadley interviewed by Sir Mervyn Eastman.
  9. Vintage Radio. 16th April 2017. The impact of childlessness in  later life. 
  10. The Health Show, 3 Counties Radio. 10th July 2016. Discussion on childlessness.
  11. Tanya and Steve, Radio KOFM, Australia. 16th February 2016. Male Broodiness.
  12. Sunday Sequence, BBC Radio Ulste. 24th Ferbruary 2016. Panel discussant on fertility choices.
  13. IPM, BBC Radio 4. 5th December 2015. My childlessness. Interviewed by Jennifer Tracey.
  14. Mark Forrest, BBC Radio London. 26th January 2015. Research findings of ageing and childlessness.
  15. Lee Thomas, Radio Stoke. 15th April 2013: Live studio interview on male broodiness.
  16. Morning Show, Irish National Radio. 10 April 2013: Live telephone interview on the impact of male broodiness.
  17. Phil Kafcaloudes, Morning program ABC Radio Australia. 7th April 2013.: Live telephone interview: the impact of male broodiness on mental health.
  18. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 4th April 2013. The impact of male broodiness. 
  19. Drive time, Radio Stoke (pm). 3rd April 2013.
  20. The impact of male broodiness on mental health.
  21. Michael Fitzpatrick, Lunchtime Show, Radio Ulster. 3rd April 2013: Live telephone discussion on depression, jealousy, anger and male broodiness.
  22. Heather Stott, BBC Radio Manchester. 2nd January 2012. Live studio interview on ageing and chlidlessness.

Invited Blogs

  1. John Adams’s Dadbloguk, 4th September 2020: ‘The experience of involuntarily childless men with Dr Robin Hadley.’
  2. Ageing Issues. 18th March 2020: ‘2020: COVID-19 vs Social Isolation: the Impact Technology can have on Communities, Social Connections and Citizen.’
  3. Men’s Minds Matter. 4th August 2019: ‘Childlessness’.
  4. Psychreg. 18th June 2019: ‘Not being a father: Deconstructing Dad.’ Summary of my chapter in the Palgrave Handbook of Male Psychology and Mental Health.
  5. World Childless Week. 16th June 2019: ‘The un-held hand.’
  6. Male Psychology Network. 10th February 2019: ‘Myths of Manhood: Breaking Dad, Fracking Fatherhood.’
  7. Centre for Reproduction Research Blog. 15th June 2018 : ‘There’s something missing in my life’: non-fatherhood on ‘Fathers Day‘.
  8. Gateway Women. 13th June 2018: ‘Coping with Father’s Day as a Childless Man.’
  9. Male Psychology Network. 11th May 2018: ‘How involved are men in ‘involved fathering’?
  10. 14th September 2017: ‘Think men don’t get broody? Believe me, that’s a myth.’
  11. SpermComet. 31st October 2016: The impact of childlessness’.
  12. GeroInspired. 21st August 2016: Aging & Involuntary Childlessness: Does It Affect Men’?
  13. 13th August 2016: ‘The impact of male involuntary childlessness, Parts 1 & 2. Now available as a free to access paper: Hadley, Robin. A. (June, 2019). ‘The impact of male involuntary childlessness’.
  14. Men’s Health Forum. 10th July 2016: Men without Children:
  15. International Longevity Centre. 10th November 2015: The case of the invisible older men’.
  16. Inside-Man. 21st October 2014: If you think men don’t care about having kids, listen to what these childless men have to say’. 
  17. ReValuing Care Research Network. 13th May 2014: Condemned as a ‘Typical Man?’
  18. ReValuing Care Research Network. 13th October2013: Childless-by-circumstance: is it different for men?’