• Caroline Whitbeck
Part of the Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society book series (CIBES)


When we consider decisions about the care of severely impaired newborns we are dealing with a situation that requires more than getting informed consent. In my view, what is required are skills in fostering people’s development, “calling forth,” as I termed it earlier. Informed consent may be sufficient in other situations.

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