Antenatal Tests

Product Number: EB00686703
Released: Oct 24, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780007399680
Publisher: Thorsons
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Description

A hot topic and a sensitive one for parents is given practical and supportive advice in this NCT guide Couples need accurate information in order to be able to give informed consent to antenatal testing. Ultrasound, amniocentesis and other tests can be emotive issues and sensitive times. This book discusses with the help of useful case studies and enough scientific information to be of genuine help and not confusing:- whether tests reassure parents or create even more anxiety- benefits of foreknowledge- why parents with a familial history of congenital or genetic disorders might wish to choose testing- how do you decide which tests to have?- what the tests entail and when you have them- risks involved in having certain tests- how long you have to wait for results

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Author(s): Mary L. Nolan
Genre: Self Help
Original Publish Date: Sep 15, 2016

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