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What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

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Dr. Kathryn Akin
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: 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, .

In brief: 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, .
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