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Prenatal diagnosis  
http://www.sogc.org/health/pregnancy-prenatal_e.asp
Details various prenatal screening tests used to determine abnormalities in the fetus, including amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, single screen test, double screen test, triple screen test, and maternal serum screen. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Amniocentesis  
http://www.rwh.org.au/womensinfo/factsheets.cfm?doc_id=5852
Explains how the procedure takes place, what type of tests are carried out on the fluid, who is usually offered to undergo this procedure, the potential risks associated with the procedure, as well how to prepare for the test. (See Details)
Published: 2003
A primer of reproductive technology   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article provides a list of defines words and concepts on the topic of reproductive technologies.     

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Published: 1985
Selective abortion  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_4_Winter_Spring.pdf

This article draws connections between reproductive technologies, disability and eugenics. Shares a critic and statistical information from The Disabled Women's Network (DAWN). 

 


 

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Published: 1993