Experiences of Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in Sweden: a Three-Year Follow-Up of Men and Women

@inproceedings{Jrvholm2017ExperiencesOP,
  title={Experiences of Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in Sweden: a Three-Year Follow-Up of Men and Women},
  author={Stina J{\"a}rvholm and Ann Thurin-Kjellberg and Malin C. Broberg},
  booktitle={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2017}
}
Men and women with a hereditary genetic disease are faced with different options when they wish to become parents. One is pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) which is a combination of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and genetic analysis of the embryo before implantation. The present study focused on men and women’s psychological experiences of PGD three years after applying for PGD. Nineteen women and seventeen men (i.e. seventeen couples and two women) participated. The interviews were… CONTINUE READING
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