A 31-year-old member asked:
what are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kathryn Akin answered
37 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It depends.: If a woman is at higher risk for having a child with a birth defect, detecting it in their unborn child can be helpful. Depending on the results, she may need to deliver in a tertiary setting or she may choose to terminate the pregnancy, .
Answered on Dec 7, 2013
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