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3 September 2012

UK: 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 2012

USA: 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 2012

Event: 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 2012

UK: 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 2012

USA: 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 2012

Netherlands: Preconception care and genetic risk: ethical issues

From Journal of Community Genetics.

1 November 2011

USA: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 2011

Testing 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 2011

Clinical Update: Termination of Pregnancy for Fetal Anomaly

By Jane Fisher, Director of Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC).

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