Beware of laying blame!

Francis V Carmody
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb03374.x
Published online: 7 December 2009

Some years ago, a woman in her late 30s was referred to me for consideration for an amniocentesis on the basis of advanced maternal age. She had had three previous pregnancies, all resulting in healthy babies.

  • Francis V Carmody

  • Wesley Fetal Medicine Unit, Wesley Medical Centre, Brisbane, QLD.


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