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International Criminal Court to Investigate New Zealand’s Ante-natal Screening Programme

This past week has seen some exciting news regarding the antenatal screening programme in New Zealand.  The purpose of the programme is to detect Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida and other conditions in pre-born babies with the intention of preventing the birth…

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Down Syndrome Ante-Natal Screening Debate Heats Up

Midwives attending antenatal screening seminars in the North Island this month have been met with unexpected participants.  The seminars predominently address the Down Syndrome screening programme and are funded by the National Screening Unit (NSU). These seminars are co-presented by the…