Family-centered care in the context of fetal abnormality.

  title={Family-centered care in the context of fetal abnormality.},
  author={Elisabeth D Howard},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  volume={20 3},
Women confronted with prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormality face emotionally challenging choice options and considerable uncertainty regarding impact of choice on their families. Prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormality presents childbearing women with difficult choices, such as continuation of pregnancy with no intervention, abortion, and, in selected cases, experimental fetal therapy. Regardless of their decision, it is a time of transition marked by grief and loss. The experience women and… CONTINUE READING

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