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Doctors push for better education about some prenatal genetic screening

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Prenatal testing for some rare genetic conditions raises ethical issues and unnecessary anxiety for expectant parents, some medical experts say.

A group of doctors has published an article on recent advances in non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) in The Medical Journal of Australia.

It said the screening, done by taking a sample of the mother’s blood, was introduced in 2010 and had revolutionised prenatal testing.

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