Ireland – ‘I spent hours listing pros and cons of ending my pregnancy’

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‘I spent hours listing pros and cons of ending my pregnancy’
As a GP I’m very aware of the h of pregnancy loss. Would the decision haunt me?

April 27, 2018
Caroline McCarthy

On January 3rd, 2018, at 03.34am I delivered my third child, at Liverpool Women’s Hospital. He weighed just one pound and seven ounces, and we named him John George after his dad’s great grandfather.

The reason I was there and not at home in my own maternity hospital was that my husband and I had decided to terminate our pregnancy. I was 23 weeks and four days pregnant and it was just over three weeks since we had discovered our baby would not survive once born.

Continued: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/i-spent-hours-listing-pros-and-cons-of-ending-my-pregnancy-1.3472784