‘Bridget Jones’ Actress and Parent of Down Syndrome Child Criticizes New Prenatal Screening - Don't Screen Us Out

‘Bridget Jones’ Actress and Parent of Down Syndrome Child Criticizes New Prenatal Screening

May 11, 2016 | Media

Actress Sally Phillips, best known for her role in the Bridget Jones movies, spoke out in an interview with the BBC about a new screening technique to detect Down syndrome, which the UK’s Secretary of Health Jeremy Hunt is deciding when and how to implement.

Phillips has an 11-year-old son, Ollie, who has Down syndrome.

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