Shared decision making

Interview 24- Immunisation


Brief outline: For DTaP/IPV/Hib' Followed recommendations of health professionals. For MMR' Took advice from her son's Paediatrician. Information from a television documentary had an influence. Discussion with other mums of premature babies helped her to make a decision.

Background: At time of interview' married, one son, aged 2 years. Born premature at 26 weeks. Parent's occupation' Mother- Textile Designer, Father- Carpenter. Ethnic background' White-British.

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