Denied abortion after foetus found abnormal, woman says: I wish my baby dies after birth
A diagnostic test revealed that the foetus suffered from a birth anomaly called Arnold Chiari Type II syndrome — an underdeveloped brain and a distorted spine
Written by Tabassum Barnagarwala | Mumbai | Updated: March 29, 2017
“What’s the use of diagnostic facilities if we can’t find a solution after diagnosing a defect in the foetus?” asks Dr Nikhil Datar, gynaecologist who counselled the woman.
When she found out last September that she was pregnant, the 28-year-old Mumbai resident was excited, and she quit her job in a private company’s administration department to “solely focus” on her baby. For three years, her husband, a 31-year-old HR manager, had planned for this day.
“Now I wish my baby dies after birth,” she says, her eyes swollen with tears and lack of sleep.
Continued at source: Indian Express: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/denied-abortion-after-foetus-found-abnormal-woman-says-i-wish-my-baby-dies-after-birth-4590054/