Some anti-abortion activists propose a law that would require abortion providers to make the heartbeat of an unborn child visible and audible to its mother as part of her informed consent. Should women be required to see a fetus and hear a fetal heartbeat before having an abortion?
All of the health care systems in Central Ohio have agreed to work together in what is called the Columbus Fetal Medicine Collaborative.
September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day in Ohio.
For years expecting mothers have had to wait until the latter part of their pregnancy to detect fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome. But now there’s a method for earlier detection, and it does not involve drawing blood or amniotic fluid.