14 June 2007Netherlands: Pregnancy termination for fetal abnormality or intrauterine fetal death
The study set out to evaluate the method of mifepristone and misoprostol for pregnancy termination during the second trimester or for intrauterine fetal death during the second or third trimester.
24 May 2007Ireland’s Miss D: a ‘bizarre dispute’
The barrister Barbara Hewson reflects on how a teenager, pregnant with a fetus with no head, came to be forced into a legal battle over travelling for an abortion.
23 April 2007Outcomes of abortions for fetal abnormality
A study claims that one in 30 fetuses aborted for medical reasons is born alive. The charity Antenatal Results and Choices responds.
7 November 2006RCOG ethics paper hits the headlines
A submission by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) to a consultation on 'Critical care decisions in fetal and neonatal medicine' resulted in the Sunday Times headline 'Doctors: let us kill disabled babies'.