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Table 2 Overview of themes of meaning and final interpretation

From: Experiences of professional support during pregnancy and childbirth – a qualitative study of women with type 1 diabetes

A need to clarify responsibility
• Feeling pressure* • Feeling abandoned, left with responsibility for glycaemic control**
• Carrying a child gives you priority* • Needing to stay in control**
• Advice occasionally unreliable* • Both trust and distrust**
• Being a messenger in a disconnected care organisation*  
• Needing to share experiences*  
  1. * Themes of meaning during pregnancy
  2. ** Themes of meaning during childbirth