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Table 1 Characteristics of 18 key informants

From: “You have to go through it and have your children”: reproductive experiences among women with vulvodynia

Status Years from diagnosis to interview, y Diagnosing clinician No. of pregnanciesa Pregnancy intention for index Type of vulvodynia
Pregnant 17 OB/GYN 1 Not trying to prevent Secondary
Pregnant 10 OB/GYN 1 Trying Secondary
Pregnant 1 Primary Doctor 1 Trying Secondary
Pregnant 3 OB/GYN & Derm 2 Trying Secondary
Pregnant 1 Uro-GYN 1 Trying Secondary
Pregnant 5 OB/GYN 1 Trying Secondary
Pregnant 5 OB/GYN 1 Trying Primary
Pregnant N/A N/A 2 Trying Primary
Postpartum 2 OB/GYN 2 Trying Secondary
Postpartum 8 OB/GYN 1 Trying Secondary
Postpartum 4 OB/GYN 1 Trying Secondary
Postpartum 8 NP 1 Trying Primary
Postpartum 6 OB/GYN 1 Trying Secondary
Postpartum 4 OB/GYN 1 Trying Primary
Postpartum 15 NP 1 Not trying Secondary
Postpartum 4 OB/GYN 2 Trying Primary
Postpartum 6 OB/GYN 1 Trying Primary
Postpartum 8 OB/GYN 1 Trying Secondary
  1. aIncluding index pregnancy. NP, Nurse practitioner; Derm, Dermatologist