Skip to comments.Mom declared brain dead one month ago, gives birth to twins
Posted on 04/24/2012 5:14:43 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen
Vance Terrell offered encouraging words to his pregnant sister during visits to a western Michigan hospital. It didn't matter that she couldn't see or hear him, and would never hold her twin sons.
Christine Bolden, 26, was already brain dead from aneurysms, but doctors kept her on a respirator for a month to allow for the development of babies who were born prematurely at 25 weeks. It was a rare procedure: In 2010, German researchers found just 30 similar cases worldwide dating back to 1982.
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The whole concept of “brain dead” was made up to make people feel better when hospitals stop treatment of their loved ones in order to harvest their organs.
This is a story of a woman who was terribly ill and gave birth before she died.
God bless Nicholas and Alexander, and the family that are supporting them.
I just thought it was interesting because I always hear about abortion somehow being acceptable in order to “save the life of the mother”.
Think about it - if it’s about 26 weeks or thereafter, the babies can be delivered alive, so aborting to save the life of the mother is clearly not necessary at that point.
With our medical capabilities today, even though this mother could not survive herself, the babies could survive.
There have been some threads here on FR where folks in the medical business actually described the details refuting any arguments for abortion based on any medical need.
Unfortunately, those who promote abortion are really looking at one or the other (or both) of two goals: population control or enabling a lifestyle of fornication.
Good points for discussion!
I think they told her she had cancer and that she would die or the baby would die or both would die so it was best to terminate.
Do you recall her name? I would like to study her case.
I cant help but notice there is no mention of a father or husband in this article.
Maybe the father just doesnt want to talk to the press; who knows?
Lucky this wasn’t in Florida, or it might have been a trifecta.
St. Gianna Beretta Molla. She was a Pediatrician as well as a mother.
God bless her and the twin babies — truly a miracle all the way around.
Brain dead? Perhaps she has a future in politics.
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