Shared decision making

Interview 10- Ending a pregnancy for fetal abnormality

Age at interview: 31

Brief outline: Her 2nd pregnancy' 20-week scan indicated serious abnormalities. Amniocentesis and scans identified Patau's syndrome. Pregnancy was ended by induction (no feticide at her request) at 24 weeks. Since then she has had another baby.

Background: Pregnancy ended in 1998. No of children 2 + [1]. Ages of other children at interview' 6, 4. Occupations' Mother - nurse, Father - warehouse manager. Marital status' married. Ethnic background' White British.

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