Ultrasound. This included' seeing the baby', finding out the sex, gettingUltrasound. This included' seeing the baby', finding out the sex, getting pictures and also bringing other family members along to the examination to share the special moment of `seeing the baby' for the first time. Some participants suggested that expectant parents sometimes viewed obstetric ultrasound as `entertainmen
Ne ultrasound (i.e., seeing the sex), compared with those fromNe ultrasound (i.e., seeing the sex), compared with those from higher socioeconomic groups who were considered to be more capable of searching out information.Reducing societal tolerance for disability?A fully informed choice?One of the implications of routine ultrasound being normalised as part of standard maternity care, was sai
Ne ultrasound (i.e., seeing the sex), compared with those fromNe ultrasound (i.e., seeing the sex), compared with those from higher socioeconomic groups who were considered to be more capable of searching out information.Reducing societal tolerance for disability?A fully informed choice?One of the implications of routine ultrasound being normalised as part of standard maternity care, was sai
's you get the slip to go and get your ultrasound.'s you get the slip to go and get your ultrasound.' (FGD 2) `A lot of them think that they're going there, yay we get to see the baby and we get to find out the sex. They don't actually understand the significance of the scan and what we're looking for. And then if something does turn up, then they're completely devastated because nobody told
Anding of ultrasound was better today than some years ago, othersAnding of ultrasound was better today than some years ago, others thought that expectant parents in general were not fully aware of the purpose and the potential outcomes of routine obstetric ultrasound, nor the limitations of the procedure. They also thought that the information provided about the examination was insufficient.
Ultrasound. This included' seeing the baby', finding out the sex, gettingUltrasound. This included' seeing the baby', finding out the sex, getting pictures and also bringing other family members along to the examination to share the special moment of `seeing the baby' for the first time. Some participants suggested that expectant parents sometimes viewed obstetric ultrasound as `entertainmen
Ultrasound. This included' seeing the baby', finding out the sex, gettingUltrasound. This included' seeing the baby', finding out the sex, getting pictures and also bringing other family members along to the examination to share the special moment of `seeing the baby' for the first time. Some participants suggested that expectant parents sometimes viewed obstetric ultrasound as `entertainmen
Ne ultrasound (i.e., seeing the sex), compared with those fromNe ultrasound (i.e., seeing the sex), compared with those from higher socioeconomic groups who were considered to be more capable of searching out information.Reducing societal tolerance for disability?A fully informed choice?One of the implications of routine ultrasound being normalised as part of standard maternity care, was sai