35 and Pregnant? Assessing Risk Becomes Easier - New York Times
I've long been concerned about the general acceptance of prenatal euthanasia. Prenatal diagnosis can be useful when deciding on the place of birth - if you know that the baby has specific problems you might choose to birth in a high tech setting. But more commonly, the conditions that can be diagnosed will offer only very limited choices. There can be an enormous pressure on families to abort known 'defectives'.