3 September 2012UK: The evolution of prenatal screening and diagnosis and its impact on an unselected population
This study set out to review changes in and impact of prenatal screening and diagnosis over an 18-year period. From BJOG.
3 July 2012USA: Prenatally diagnosed fetal conditions in the age of fetal care: does who counsels matter?
This study sought to characterise practices and attitudes of maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) and fetal care pediatric (FCP) specialists regarding fetal abnormalities. From American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
17 May 2012Event: Debating the gap between policy and practice
The BPAS conference ‘Pills in Practice’, held at London’s Royal Society of Medicine on 11 May 2012, brought together renowned speakers from Britain, Europe and America to discuss how abortion and contraception policy can best meet the needs of women in the 21st century.
4 January 2012UK: Figures on selective terminations
Over the past few years, there has been a rise in the number of women terminating one fetus or more but continuing with a pregnancy and bearing at least one other child, the Daily Telegraph reports.
3 January 2012USA: Women’s decision making regarding choice of second trimester termination method
This study set out to describe how women terminating a pregnancy for fetal or maternal complications decide between surgical (dilation and evacuation [D&E]) and medical abortion. From International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.
3 January 2012Netherlands: Preconception care and genetic risk: ethical issues
From Journal of Community Genetics.
4 November 2011Netherlands: Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis for aneuploidy: toward an integral ethical assessment
From Human Reproduction.
1 November 2011USA:Attitudes towards prenatal testing among parents of children with intellectual disabilities
The objective of this study was to determine how parents of children with intellectual disabilities view prenatal testing and pregnancy termination for their child's condition. From Prenatal Diagnosis.
7 October 2011Testing in the First Trimester - Providing women-centred care
Report on the conference organised by Antenatal Results and Choices in London on 19 September 2011.
4 October 2011Clinical Update: Termination of Pregnancy for Fetal Anomaly
By Jane Fisher, Director of Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC).