The booking appointment is the first antenatal appointment a woman has with her midwife At this appointment, women are offered screening for numerous conditions, including Down syndrome It is vital...
In England, Wales and Scotland, all pregnant women are routinely offered antenatal screening for Down syndrome (DS) at the booking appointment, according to the UK National Screening Committee...
For a woman hoping to start a family, discovering two lines on her urine pregnancy test may initiate profound excitement at a future vision of motherhood This is followed in the subsequent weeks by a...
Tell it Right, Start it Right: An evaluation of training for health professionals about Down syndrome
Down syndrome (DS) is one of the most common and recognisable conditions associated with learning disability, and approximately 27/1000 pregnancies are affected (Morris and Springett, 2014) Many...
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