If implementation of better techniques and new strategies are required to provide more efficient care and assistance to people, then why is there a statutory ban on amniocentesis? Write the use of this technique and give reason to justify the ban. (3)
Aminocentesis is a foetal sex determination test. It is a technique to detect disorder of a foetus.
Positive application: with the help of aminocentesis, if it is confirmed that the child is likely to suffer from some incurable congential defect, the mother can opt for abortion.
Negative application: If it is detected that the child is a girl, many mothers abort the baby. Thus in order to check female foeticide there is a ban on it. (3)