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Ethics: Genetic counselling

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This brief paper discusses the ethics of selective abortion and raises some of the issues which should be thought about, such as doctors, the media and society promoting the view that "imperfect products should be discarded". Prospective mothers are often presented with no other option but termination. In addition, the support required so that parents can cope and adjust to the knowledge that their child has a disability, is lacking.,Keywords: Ethics, Women

Author
Robertson, Penny
Source
Interaction Volume 6 Number 2 1992/1993
Publisher
NCID
Publication Date
1 January 1993
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Ethics
Origin
Australia

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