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Interview 06- Ending a pregnancy for fetal abnormality

Age at interview: 29

Brief outline: Their 2nd pregnancy' 20-week scan showed baby seemed small for his dates. Further specialist scans at 28 and 32 weeks showed baby's head was small. Mother also had amniocentesis and MRI scan. Baby diagnosed with microcephaly. Pregnancy ended at 34 weeks by feticide and induction.

Background: Pregnancy ended in 2003. No of children 1 + [1]. Age of other child at interview' 4. Occupations' Mother - mother and housewife, Father - policeman. Marital status' married. Ethnic background' White British.

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