Pregnancy Termination for Fetal Abnormality: Psychosocial Consequences

Abstract

Short‐ and longer‐term emotional and social sequelae are to be expected after a termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality. It may be possible to identify couples who need extra support or intervention in order to learn to live with their decision.

Keywords: psychosocial consequences; pregnancy termination; fetal abnormality

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van Mourik, Margaretha CA(Sep 2006) Pregnancy Termination for Fetal Abnormality: Psychosocial Consequences. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005636]