Of the women who find out they are carrying a baby who has Down Syndrome, 74 percent choose to terminate the pregnancy, according to one researcher. In real numbers that translates to about 3,100 Down Syndrome-related abortions in the U.S. each year.
This is one of the difficult decisions people face when they see the results of genetic tests. But finding genetic counselors to read those tests? That’s difficult, too.
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