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Interview 24- Screening for beta thalassaemia

Age at interview: 32

Brief outline: Both parents are beta thalassaemia carriers. Had CVS in first pregnancy. Baby diagnosed with beta thalassaemia major and they continued the pregnancy. In three pregnancies since they chose not to have antenatal diagnosis and none of the children is affected. Some audio clips in Mirpuri. Sister-in-law also interviewed in English.

Background: Married housewife with four children aged 6, 5, 3 and 9 months. Ethnic background/nationality' Pakistani.

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