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Antenatal care implications of population-based trends in Down syndrome birth rates

Kevin B Orr
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (9): 543-544.
Published online: 5 November 2007

To the Editor: I refer to the recent letter by De Costa and Calcutt1 about diagnosis and management of possible Down syndrome pregnancies in remote areas of Queensland, and more specifically the lack of abortion facilities and cost of travel to larger centres for this service. Nowhere in the letter was impartial counselling mentioned.

  • Kevin B Orr

  • Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: kboshorr@eftel.net.au

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