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'Just a bystander'? Men's place in the process of fetal screening and diagnosis.

Abstract:

Despite increasing research into men's experience of pregnancy and fatherhood, experiences of men whose partner is undergoing fetal screening and diagnosis have been less well-studied. This paper begins to fill a gap in the literature by identifying several potentially conflicting male roles in screening, diagnosis and subsequent decision-making. Drawing on a wider qualitative study in the UK of experiences of antenatal screening, it is suggested men may play inter-linked roles: as parents, b...

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Alexander, J More by this author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
62
Issue:
6
Pages:
1349-1359
Publication date:
2006-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:5cb40662-2763-45c0-b172-30754eda5a9c
Source identifiers:
215867
Local pid:
pubs:215867

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