Discussion: Prenatal Development

DISCUSSION: In this discussion, reflect upon and discuss ONE of the following questions:

  • Q1: What are the pros and cons of receiving prenatal screening tests? Why might some mothers decide not to have these tests?
  • Q2: As medical technology continues to improve, a person may have the opportunity to “design” their own baby. Do you believe this is ethical? Why or why not?

STEP 1: First, write a response with at least EIGHT substantial sentences, integrating concepts you learned from the reading and other materials (include links with necessary). Show that you can think critically on the topic by integrating your own thoughts, analysis, or experiences.

STEP 2: Then return to the discussion to comment on at least TWO classmates’ posts (in at least FIVE sentences). Expand on a classmate’s comments in a value-adding, topic-related way. Promote a collaborative, supportive community, and advance the dialogue through follow-up questions. Reply posts cannot be one-liners, off-topic posts, vague statements, unsupported opinions, inadequate explanations or simply say, “I agree” or “good job.”