An older woman in early pregnancy: what antenatal screening is appropriate?

  • S Sulaiha Aznal


A 40 years old Malay woman is amenorrhoeic for six weekswith no other symptoms of pregnancy. Urine pregnancy testis positive and transvaginal ultrasound confirmed a six-weekintrauterine pregnancy. She had three previous uneventfulpregnancies; her last childbirth was 7 years ago. She isconcern about the risk of Down’s syndrome. She and herhusband are against termination of pregnancy. (copied from article)


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AznalS. S. (2008). An older woman in early pregnancy: what antenatal screening is appropriate?. Malaysian Family Physician, 3(3), 3. Retrieved from
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