Health want extra echo for pregnant women

Health want extra echo for pregnant women

Pregnant women would be around the thirteenth week of their pregnancy an additional echo to get to derogations to be found.

That writes the Health council Thursday in an opinion to the Second Room. The echo is now only done at twenty weeks. The woman then has just four weeks to decide on an abortion.

Research shows that about half of disorders that are now at twenty weeks discovered to be also all around thirteen weeks to be visible on an ultrasound. It comes to severe disorders, “which is often not with the life to be compatible”.

According to the council, it would be ideal if a pregnant woman in a total of three tests. A non-invasive test (SIP) for chromosomal abnormalities (down syndrome), an echo around thirteen weeks, and an ultrasound at twenty weeks.

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