Table 1

Profile characteristics of HCPs (n=17)

MaleFemale
Occupation
 Midwife* 4
 Senior house officer 1
 Consultant obstetrician† 2 3
 General practitioners 3 4
Location
 Cork 4 12
 Kerry 1
  • *Midwife working in diabetic clinic (n=1); labour ward (n=1); outpatient department (n=2).

  • †Obstetrician’s working in obstetrics with subspecialist interests such as maternal medicine, high-risk pregnancies, fetal medicine and complicated pregnancies (n=4) and gynaecology (n=1).

  • HCP, healthcare professionals.