Nuchal translucency screening and anxiety levels in pregnancy and puerperium.

@article{Mller2006NuchalTS,
  title={Nuchal translucency screening and anxiety levels in pregnancy and puerperium.},
  author={Moira A M{\"u}ller and Otto P Bleker and Gouke. J. Bonsel and Caterina M Bilardo},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={357-61}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare levels of anxiety and depression during pregnancy and puerperium between women who are offered nuchal translucency (NT) screening routinely and those who are not, and to compare levels between women accepting and those declining screening. METHODS In 12 midwife practices in three different health districts an experimental NT screening program was offered to pregnant women between 1 June 1999 and 1 January 2001. As part of this implementation study, questionnaires… CONTINUE READING