How do prospective parents prefer to receive information about prenatal screening and diagnostic testing?

A M Willis, S K Smith, B Meiser, C Muller, S Lewis, J Halliday

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Abstract

What's already known about this topic?
Women prefer to receive information about prenatal testing options face‐to‐face from a health professional.
Increasing numbers of people are accessing health‐related information online.
What does this study add?
In spite of increased online access of health information, both women and partners still prefer to receive information about prenatal testing options face‐to‐face.
High rates of information seeking were observed among pregnant women and partners, despite seemingly high satisfaction with information provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-2
Number of pages3
JournalPrenatal Diagnosis
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2014

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Communication
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Parents/psychology
  • Parity
  • Patient Preference
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis/psychology
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Truth Disclosure

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