Search Resources (English): Prenatal screening, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Triple-marker screening in British Columbia: current practice, future options

Examines maternal serum triple-marker screening (TMS) for fetuses with Down syndrome, other chromosomal abnormalities, and spina bifida.

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Published: 2000
The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse
Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The genetics genie: questioning prenatal genetics
Provides a plain language guide to the concepts and issues around prenatal genetic testing and counselling, genetic counselling training, disabilities, and rights and choices.
Published: 2002
New prenatal screening recommendations discriminatory : “People with Down syndrome enhance the learning, lives and citizenship in our schools, workplaces and families”

Argues that the new recommendations from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada discriminates against citizens with Down syndrome.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007