The PRESIDE project: Designing a theory based measure for informed and deliberated choice for prenatal screening (WC2015-064)


Starting date: 01/05/2015

Prenatal screening is used for early detection of diseases and other complications in the fetus, for example Down syndrome. Considering the limited resources that people have (e.g. time, money and cognitive capacity) and the rapid increase of prenatal screening possibilities, it is important that parents can make an informed decision regarding prenatal screening. The purpose of the PRESIDE study is to develop a new instrument for informed decision making. This new measure can be used to test and monitor the decision for or against prenatal screening.