Parental duties and prenatal screening: does an offer of prenatal screening lead women to believe that they are morally compelled to test?

@article{Garcia2012ParentalDA,
  title={Parental duties and prenatal screening: does an offer of prenatal screening lead women to believe that they are morally compelled to test?},
  author={Elisa Fr{\"u}hauf Garcia and Dani{\"e}lle R. M. Timmermans and Evert van Leeuwen},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={e837-43}
}
BACKGROUND in debates around prenatal screening, it is frequently argued that responsible parenthood implies the acquisition of all available medical information about the health of a fetus, and use of this information to benefit the future child. OBJECTIVE to analyse whether an offer of a prenatal test leads women to believe that they are morally obliged to control the health of their fetus. DESIGN a substudy within a randomised controlled trial (RCT) aimed to assess the decision-making… CONTINUE READING

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