A Look of Prenatal Diagnosis Within the Context of Changing Parental and Reproductive Norms

  • Regina H. Kenen
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Part of the Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society book series (CIBES)

Abstract

The New York Times, on April 10 and 26, 1979, headlined1: “Clues to Fetus Found in Mother’s Blood” and “Prenatal Test Detects Hemophilia,” an indication of advances in applied human genetics. Women have always had concerns about the health of the fetuses they were carrying, but superimposed on this normal preoccupation can be an additional realistic fear when there is any suspicion of severe genetic disease in the family.2

Keywords

Depression Arena Infertility Haas 

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