Constructing the meaning of ultrasound viewing in abortion care.

@article{Kimport2015ConstructingTM,
  title={Constructing the meaning of ultrasound viewing in abortion care.},
  author={Katrina Kimport and Tracy Ann Weitz},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2015},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={856-69}
}
As ultrasound scanning becomes increasingly routine in abortion care, scholars and activists have forwarded claims about how viewing the ultrasound image will affect pregnant women seeking abortion, speculating that it will dissuade them from abortion. These accounts, however, fail to appreciate how viewing is a social process. Little research has… CONTINUE READING