1 in every 1000 babies in the UK is born with Down’s syndrome.
90% of women in the UK choose to terminate the pregnancy based on knowledge of this condition and the new highly accurate diagnostic test , which will be made available on the NHS from this year, could lead to even more terminations.
This radio documentary is discovering the reasons behind a mother’s decision ”to keep the baby or not” knowing her child is diagnosed with Down’s syndrome. New Era Down’s tells the stories of 2 mothers who had to face this decision and dives deeply into the subject, explaining their feelings and motives.
For more information on the production of this documentary, read the BLOG.