Irish Woman With a Heart Condition and One Lung Refused Abortion Because Life Deemed Not at Risk

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Irish Woman With a Heart Condition and One Lung Refused Abortion Because Life Deemed Not at Risk
By Tom Porter
On 4/29/18

An Irish woman who said her pregnancy could kill her due to existing health conditions was denied a termination after doctors determined her life was not at risk.

Claire Malone, 30, from Co Wexford, has pulmonary atresia, a congenital heart condition, as well as pulmonary hypertension. In 2014 she had a lung removed. All conditions carry significant risk during pregnancy.

Continued: http://www.newsweek.com/irish-woman-heart-condition-and-one-lung-refused-abortion-because-life-not-905201