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  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/triple-marker-screening.pdf

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  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/construction-disability.pdf
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”  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39435

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