Two days after SC allowed abortion, 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor delivers baby
The apex court had on Tuesday gave a go-ahead for abortion, observing the minor was under mental trauma and the risk of pregnancy was equal to the risk of abortion.
Written by Tabassum Barnagarwala | Updated: September 8, 2017
Two days after the Supreme court permitted a 13-year-old rape survivor to terminate her 31-week pregnancy on medical grounds, the minor underwent a cesarean operation at JJ Hospital, Mumbai, and delivered a baby boy. The newborn is under neonatal intensive care unit and weighs 1.8 kg. “The baby is stable and will be under observation,” said Dr Ashok Anand, a gynaecologist at the hospital. The minor will remain in hospital for a week.
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