Women's Desire for Pregnancy.

  title={Women's Desire for Pregnancy.},
  author={Kristen S. Montgomery and Tracie M. Green and Barbara A. Maher and Kimberly A. Tipton and Corrinna O'Bannon and Teri J. Murphy and Troy McCurry and Loretta Shaffer and Sonya Best and Elizabeth Hatmaker-Flanigan},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal education},
  volume={19 3},
Descriptive qualitative interviews were conducted with 16 women who had given birth in the previous 5 years to identify factors that influenced their desire to become pregnant. All interviews were audiotaped. Following the interviews, the texts were transcribed verbatim and analyzed using Giorgi's method. Five themes emerged from the interviews: (1) timing; (2) spacing; (3) meeting personal criteria; (4) desire for the experience of pregnancy, birth, and parenting; and (5) extended family in… CONTINUE READING
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