Prenatal Test Presents Dilemmas to Expectant Mothers

Knowledge isn't always power, some women say, study finds

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"I don't know that uncertainty will ever be completely absent from prenatal testing at all until we have a handle on our complete genome," she added. "But with the platform of testing we currently have, if it would stay static, within a few years we'll have an even better grasp on some of these [genetic] variants that are new to us now. But it's going to be an ever-evolving situation."

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The American Academy of Family Physicians has more about prenatal diagnostic techniques.

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