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A world without Down's syndrome?

BBC News - Sep 29, 2016
At the moment, the next step is amniocentesis or CVS (chorionic villus sampling), the only diagnostic tests that can definitively show whether a baby has Down's syndrome. Both of these tests are invasive - a needle is used to take a sample of the fluid ...

Fact-checking the Prenatal Science in Bridget Jones's Baby

New York Magazine - Sep 14, 2016
Amniocentesis, which figures so heavily into Bridget Jones's Baby, is a procedure in which a large needle is inserted into the belly to remove a small amount of amniotic fluid. It is usually performed between 14 and 16 weeks into the pregnancy, and is ...

Bridget Jones Abandons Irony

The New Yorker - Sep 24, 2016
She's thrilled, and, conveniently for the plot, she's so intent on protecting her future baby that she won't allow the intrusion of the amniocentesis needle, which means that the identity of the father remains unclear. The rest of the movie is a series ...

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Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America

by: Rayna Rapp
Rich with the voices and stories of participants, these touching, firsthand accounts examine how women of diverse racial, ethnic, class and religious backgrounds perceive prenatal testing, the most prevalent and routinized of the new reproducing technologies. Based on the author's decade of research and her own personal experiences with amniocentesis, Testing Women, Testing the Fetus explores the "geneticization" of family life in all its complexity and diversity.
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The Tentative Pregnancy: Amniocentesis and the Sexual Politics of Motherhood

by: Barbara Katz Rothman

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Testing Women, Testing the Fetus : The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America by Rayna Rapp. Routledge N. Y.,1999
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The Tentative Pregnancy: How Amniocentesis Changes the Experience of Motherhood

by: Barbara Katz Rothman

“What a wonderful mix of scholarship and feeling! With insight and sympathy, Barbara Katz Rothman shows us how the new techniques for diagnosing fetal health problems confront pregnant women with new burdens and responsibilities. Anyone who thinks that prenatal diagnosis is liberating for women needs to read this book.” –Ruth Hubbard, professor of biology, Harvard University

As more and more women are having children when they are over thirty, amniocentesis, is becoming a routine part of prenatal care.
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Amniocentesis vs Chorionic Villus Sampling

Amniocentesis vs Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) Instructional Tutorial Video CanadaQBank.com QBanks for AMC Exams, MCCEE, MCCQE & USMLE URL: ...

Down's Syndrome Test, Amniocentesis test, Ultra Sound Scan in Pregnancy

For more videos please subscribe http://www.youtube.com/pregnancychildcare In this video Dr. K. Balakumari discuss about Down's Syndrome Screening Test ...

Amniocentesis - Baby grabs needle / Ultrasound Fruchtwasseruntersuchung

Watch the baby trying to grab the needle (the white spot) and jumping/climbing towards it * Fruchtwasseruntersuchung Video von Innen /Ultraschall; Baby greift ...

Miscarriage is a risk from an amniocentesis test.

iMama.tv Expert and Trained Midwife Jo Taylor explains what happens during an amniocentesis test.