In the news – an example of the pitfalls of prenatal testing

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think all prenatal testing is bad. I do believe we need to be careful and take the time to educate our patients and families to the best of our abilities. Parents Sue Doctors Over ‘Wrongful Abortion’ Brandy Zadrozny, The Daily Beast 1/29/2015 More than two-thirds of pregnant women in the U.S. go through prenatal genetic screening for abnormalities such as Down syndrome, or Trisomy 21. Studies estimate that between 80 and 90 percent of parents who receive a diagnosis of Trisomy 21 choose to terminate their pregnancies. A smaller share, but still a majority … Continue reading In the news – an example of the pitfalls of prenatal testing

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