New test for Downs’ Syndrome causes controversy

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October 5, 2016 by dontbringlulubook

The new test being offered on Britain’s National Health Service has attracted emotional debate.

Actress Sally Phillips has a Down’s Syndrome son. She has appeared in a TV programme to reject the new test which is a much more sensitive procedure.

There’s concern that earlier and more specific testing of pregnant women could lead to more abortions.

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There’s more information at:

An obstetrician on why the new screening test for Down syndrome should be welcomed

 

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