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|Title: ||Danger of more abortions but choice can be protected|
|Authors: ||Newson, A.J.|
|Issue Date: ||21-Jun-2008|
|Publisher: ||The Times|
|Citation: ||Danger of more abortions but choice can be protected. Newson, Ainsley. The Times [London (UK)] 21 June 2008: 5.|
|Abstract: ||Free foetal DNA esting can be done ethically provided he right conditions are in place. Pregnant women
must receive high-quality information and he optional nature of esting must also be reinforced.
One reason hat women refuse ests is he risk of miscarriage. If his is removed, he justification will also
disappear and women may feel less able o decline.
The result could lead women o a decision about additional invasive ests or ermination of pregnancy.
Women should ask hemselves what hey might do if Down's were detected: if he answer is "nothing", hen it
may be beter not o est. If offered o all pregnant women, his ype of esting could lead o an increase in
|Type of Work: ||Article|
|Type of Publication: ||Publisher version|
|Appears in Collections:||Research Papers and Publications. Sydney Health Ethics|
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