hrp0084wg6.2 | Turner Syndrome | ESPE2015

The Challenges of Prenatal Diagnosis: The Experience of a Supportive Group for Parents of Children with TS

Foresti Maura

Background: Prenatal diagnostics (PND), as any achievement in genetic research, brings ethical and moral dilemmas that need to be a subject of reflection and debate in modern societies.Objective and hypotheses: Once the expecting parents have undergone PND, data about abnormalities confront them with moral dilemmas regarding the decision on the life or death of the unborn child, the responsibility for it, and possible suffering during its future life. Ps...