Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Late-Term Abortion for Fetal Anomaly: Vietnamese Women's Experiences

Gammeltoft, Tine; Hang, Tran; Nguyen , Thi Hiep; Hanh, Thi Thuy

Description

Screening for fetal anomalies in the second trimester of pregnancy is increasingly becoming a part of antenatal care. As a consequence, more pregnant women are learning that the child they are expecting has an anomaly. This article derives from anthropological research in a hospital in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 2003-2006 that investigated 30 women's experiences after a fetal anomaly was detected. We followed the women from the ultrasound scan through the process of deciding whether to continue...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50003
Source: Reproductive Health Matters
DOI: 10.1016/S0968-8080(08)31373-1

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Gammeltoft_Late-Term_Abortion_for_Fetal_2008.pdf155.19 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator