Woman undergoes abortion in 30th week of pregnancy at JJ hospital
Woman’s foetus had been diagnosed with multiple congenital defects. The newborn, weighing 900 gms, survived for a few minutes after birth before succumbing to multiple complications.
Written by TABASSUM BARNAGARWALA | Mumbai
Published: September 12, 2017
WITH the judiciary emerging as the only avenue for pregnant women over 20 weeks in gestation whose foetuses are diagnosed with an anomaly, the city is seeing a rise in the number of petitions seeking medical termination of pregnancy filed in the apex court. In the latest case, a Dubai-based pregnant woman, detected with several anomalies in her foetus, underwent an emergency pregnancy termination at JJ Hospital on Monday following Supreme Court orders.
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