Table 5:

Theme of improving experiences

Quotation numberQuotation
1I believe that a handout definitely would be helpful, something tangible. (Patient 12)
2But just a reminder it’s really important that if you do this [surgery] that you shouldn’t be considering getting pregnant … because it’s a really emotional time … and you might not be thinking. (Patient 1)
3Because, you know, knowledge is power. (Patient 9)
4Having the various [contraception] options and then having reasons why birth control may not work well … but also talking about how their fertility changes when they lose weight. (HCP 4)
  • Note: HCP = health care provider.