Screening for sickle cell and beta thalassaemia

Interview 25


Brief outline: The parents discovered their baby was a sickle cell carrier as a result of newborn screening. They have since learnt the father is a carrier. Video and audio clips in Portuguese.

Background: Partnered couple with one child aged 9 months. Mother aged 18, student. Father aged 22, security officer. Ethnic background/nationality' both Black Portuguese.

Audio & video


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