Feticide and late termination of pregnancy: an essential component of reproductive health care

Caroline M Costa
Med J Aust 2022; 217 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51727
Published online: 17 October 2022

Decisions about late abortion and care for women and their families are supported by sensitive and professional care

Most pregnant women in Australia undergo some form of antenatal screening for fetal anomalies. This includes ultrasound scanning for fetal structural anomalies and combined first trimester screening, which is largely publicly funded, and non‐invasive prenatal screening for certain chromosomal or genetic conditions, currently available only at private expense.1

  • The Cairns Institute, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD


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