Skip to comments.Healthy baby aborted after erroneous reports of birth defects in Vietnam
Posted on 05/16/2012 4:33:51 PM PDT by wagglebee
GIA LAI PROVINCE, VIETNAM, May 16, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) A family is in grief after aborting a child erroneously reported to have congenital defects.
The mother, Nguyen Thi Thu T., had undergone two ultrasounds that falsely reported birth defects one in her native Chu Se District and another in Ho Chi Minh City.
She chose to abort the baby in the seventh month of her pregnancy. However, as the family gathered to bury the child, they found the baby was still alive and had no such defects.
The child died shortly after being born
following a failed abortion.
Although they rushed the child to Gia Lai Province General Hospital at 9:30 Sunday morning, it was too late.
The hospital lacked the appropriate facilities to care for the premature child. Rather than place the infant in an incubator, hospital personnel covered the infant with blankets in a bed.
The child died of umbilical bleeding around 4 p.m., according to hospital director Dr. Pham Ba My.
Dr. My confirmed the baby weighed weighed 4.8 pounds and had a normal body for that stage of development.
The nations ministry of health is now considering limiting abortion to the first seven weeks of pregnancy.
The tragedy is to allow it in the first place.
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“The tragedy is to allow it in the first place”
IMHO... the tragedy is the headlines. “Healthy” baby aborted at seven months... as if a baby with a cleft palate or Downs is considered not tragic.
Agreed but small partial victories are still victories. I will take it and be thankful that we seem to be going forward. Twenty years ago I thought we would have moved on to full fledged toddler-side being legal. But somewhere the murder movement stalled and then slowly began to retreat.
Happens hundreds of times a day in the good ole USofA.......ain't even news here.
I do not feel sympathy or forgiveness for these parents.
I pray for the baby.