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Table 2 Structure of codes and themes and number of participants situated in each

From: Men, trans/masculine, and non-binary people’s experiences of pregnancy loss: an international qualitative study

Code # of participants Theme # of participants
1: Participant introducing pregnancy loss as a topic 6 Pregnancy losses count as children
Minimising pregnancy loss
4
2
2: Perceived factors leading to a pregnancy loss 7 Accounting for causes of pregnancy loss 7
3: Emotional responses to pregnancy loss 16 Pregnancy loss as devastating
Pregnancy loss as having positive meaning
Fears arising from a pregnancy loss
11
6
4
4: Formal experiences of support following pregnancy loss 7 Experiences of hospitals enacting inclusion
Lack of formal support offered
4
3
5: Informal experiences of support following pregnancy loss 8 Lack of understanding from family
Importance of friends, including those with lived experience
4
4