Women's experience of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: a qualitative study.

  title={Women's experience of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: a qualitative study.},
  author={Janan C. Karatas and Kristine Barlow-Stewart and Kimberly A Strong and B Meiser and Christine McMahon and Celia Roberts},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  volume={30 8},
OBJECTIVE To provide an in-depth account of the experience of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). METHOD Exploratory qualitative interview study. Participants were recruited from one major in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinic in Sydney, Australia. Data were collected through 14 in-depth interviews with women at different stages of PGD, utilized a thematic approach and facilitated by NVivo software. RESULTS Women reported using PGD as empowering and led them to feel in control of their… CONTINUE READING

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