Skip to comments.Having an amnio test ruined my life (Bullied into an abortion)
Posted on 03/04/2013 1:53:48 PM PST by Morgana
Every morning when Marie Ideson wakes, her first thought is of a little girl called Lillie. Today, had she lived, Lillie would be six.
And although Lillie would have had Downs syndrome, Marie is sure of one thing: Despite any disability, my daughter would have been incredibly well loved. And whatever her future was, I would always have been there for her.
Yet when she was a little over 16 weeks pregnant with Lillie and having been told by doctors that tests showed her much-wanted daughter had Downs syndrome Marie did something that still torments her and which she blames for the breakdown of her marriage: she underwent a termination.
Looking back, I was bullied into going ahead with an abortion, says Marie, 46, a GP surgery manager. I only wish I could turn the clock back. I think of the daughter I never had every day. I will always regret it.
Statistics show Marie is far from the only woman to terminate her baby due to Downs syndrome.
In fact, the number of terminations for the condition has more than trebled in the past 20 years. In England and Wales, some 1,100 foetuses with it are being aborted each year.
Research by Queen Mary, University of London in 2009 found nine in ten women carrying a baby affected by Downs opt for a termination.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
This is the untold story of the destruction of womens lives caused by the Abortion industry.
I would like to find the socialist professor who came up with the “must reduce the worlds population for ecological stability mantra” and wring his scrawny neck.
The whole thing is a lie, that has killed more people and destroyed more families than ten Hitlers death camps put together.
Try this, Marie
If someone asks if you want an abortion, use that word.
Not much credibility in an article that calls it “Down’s Syndrome.”
Give me a nation full of people with Downs to a nation full of liberals, any day.
The article is about a case in the UK. Down’s syndrome is still the common term there.
The doctors and nurses pressed my wife and I really hard about getting the Downs test. The last time, I finally said, “Don’t ask us again!” That finally got their attention, yet you could almost see the contempt they felt for us ‘stoopid Christians’.
...and this is why they hate Sarah Palin. She was faced with this decision and resisted the bullies. And they hate her for it.
“Give me a nation full of people with Downs to a nation full of liberals, any day.”
YES! A far better choice.
But we don’t get that choice.
What we do get is the bill for the life long care of said Down’s Syndrome cases.
I therefore suggest we replace Congress with Down’s cases. They will be more empathetic, steal LOTS less, and will be glad to see their constituents.
I had a blood test when pregnant but no invasive tests. The doctor said I had a 70 percent chance the baby would be Downs. I refused any other tests and the baby was not born with Downs but was perfectly normal. I was prepared if the baby had been Downs but I wish I hadn’t taken the blood test.
Ok, I give up. What is it called now? I have tried to find a source that tells me. trisomy 2?
It’s called Down’s Syndrome where I live