Perception of Male Gender Preference Among Pregnant Igbo Women

@inproceedings{Ohagwu2014PerceptionOM,
  title={Perception of Male Gender Preference Among Pregnant Igbo Women},
  author={C. C. Ohagwu and Cu Eze and Jc Eze and MC Odo and Po Abu and CI Ohagwu},
  booktitle={Annals of medical and health sciences research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Male gender preference is a dominant feature of Igbo culture and could be the reason behind women seeking fetal gender at ultrasound. AIM The aim of this study is to investigate the perception of prenatal ultrasound patients of male gender preference in a patriarchal and gender sensitive society. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study was a cross-sectional survey, which targeted pregnant women who presented for prenatal ultrasound at four selected hospitals in Anambra State. A… CONTINUE READING
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