Category Archives: Prenatal Screening

Abortion on unborn children with disabilities is also discrimination

    In a Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) editorial first published in January 2012, Editor-in-Chief (Interim) Rajendra Kale, MD, proposed that doctors be allowed to disclose the sex of an unborn child “only after about 30 weeks of pregnancy … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome and prenatal screening

Prenatal screening and Down Syndrome In a guest post in the New York Times (December 14, 2010), Amy Julia Becker wrote about her third pregnancy and prenatal screening. When Julia Becker was expecting her third child, she and her husband declined … Continue reading

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Eliminating the imperfect

In May 1967, the Standing Committee on Health and Welfare was formed. This federal Committee was charged with considering bills on abortion among other things and to hear representations from interested parties on the issue. The committee considered three private … Continue reading

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