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  • Houston Mother Loses Fight To Keep Baby On Life Support

    03/15/2005 4:12:28 PM PST · by RobertP · 211 replies · 2,404+ views
    WRAL-TV ^ | March 15, 2005 | Associated Press
    Houston Mother Loses Fight To Keep Baby On Life Support Baby Sun Born With Fatal Genetic Disorder POSTED: 11:23 am EST March 15, 2005 UPDATED: 6:29 pm EST March 15, 2005 HOUSTON -- A critically ill baby at the center of a lengthy court battle died Tuesday shortly after being removed from life support at a Houston hosptal. A judge in Houston on Monday lifted an injunction the mother had won that prevented doctors from halting the care they believed was futile. Sun Hudson was born with a fatal genetic disorder. Wanda Hudson unsuccessfully fought to continue the medical care...
  • Hospital ends life support of baby; 1st U.S. case of its kind is against mom's wish

    03/21/2005 5:14:06 PM PST · by ambrose · 120 replies · 3,996+ views
    KVUE ^ | 3.15.05
    Hospital ends life support of baby 1st U.S. case of its kind is against mom's wish, in accordance with law 10:52 PM CST on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 By BRUCE NICHOLS / The Dallas Morning NEws HOUSTON — In what medical ethicists say is a first in the United States, a hospital acting under state law, with the concurrence of a judge, disconnected a critically ill baby from life support Tuesday over his mother's objections. The baby, Sun Hudson, who'd been on a mechanical ventilator since his birth Sept. 25, died quickly afterward, his mother said. "I held him ......
  • Infant to be removed from life support Tuesday

    03/14/2005 5:22:48 PM PST · by Dog Gone · 56 replies · 1,496+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | March 14, 2005 | LEIGH HOPPER
    Sun Hudson, a baby born with a lethal deformity and on a ventilator since birth nearly six months ago, will be disconnected from life support at 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to a lawyer representing the baby's mother.Today, Harris County Probate Court Judge William C. McCulloch reaffirmed an earlier, groundbreaking decision to lift restrictions preventing Texas Children's Hospital from ending life-sustaining treatment for the child.According to bioethicists, no U.S. judge has ever let a hospital discontinue life support on a living baby."I feel bad. I don't have any plans to appeal, at this point," said Mario Caballero, the lawyer for Wanda...