Women's accounts of the physical sensation of chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis: expectations and experience.
OBJECTIVE: to understand women's expectations and experience of discomfort during chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis, and relate them to aspects of clinical practice. DESIGN: thematic analysis of narrative interviews. Interviews were recorded and transcribed verbatim, coded and analysed using computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: sample recruited nationally for two wider studies of experiences of antenatal screening (n=47) and experien...Expand abstract
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