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Mother Courage: When there is no choice

In which the abortion debate gets personal.

31st August, 2014
Fiona Ness.

‘I’m just having a look around the baby’s brain,” says the consultant sonographer. I had been called to the hospital at 19 weeks for a cervical ultrasound. Something they don’t tell you about going a few rounds with “pre-cancer’’ of the cervix is that the treatment can shorten the cervix so that it’s impossible to have a vaginal birth.

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