ARC

Antenatal Results and Choices


ARC is a small charity, working in a field which does not easily attract funding, so the efforts of our fundraisers are vital to provide the resources we need to be able to continue to give information and support to parents.

Over half of our income comes from donations and fundraising - we depend on you so that parents can depend on us. By becoming an ARC fundraiser, you will ensure that parents are always able to turn to ARC for impartial support and information when they are told there are difficulties in their pregnancy.

Helping parents and professionals through antenatal screening


ARC is the only national charity helping parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences


Around 800,000 women in the UK become pregnant each year. More than 40,000 will be told there is a risk their baby has a serious fetal anomaly. Naturally, this causes a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty. Most parents will ultimately be reassured the pregnancy is progressing as expected. Sadly, some will receive the devastating news that their baby has a serious, sometimes lethal condition or might be told that the outlook is very uncertain.


ARC offers non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening; when they are told their baby has an anomaly; when they are making difficult decisions about continuing with or ending a pregnancy, and when they are coping with complex and painful issues after making a decision, including bereavement.

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