This section deals with medical matters in relation to pregnancy and why abortion is not necessary to help a woman through a difficult pregnancy.
Abortion is never necessary to solve complications in pregnancy
Some rare conditions may require inducing the premature delivery of the child to save the mother’s life, after which all efforts will be made to keep the child alive
Abortion is not a necessary part of the treatment of cancer in pregnant women
Abortion is not necessary to prevent a woman with an unwanted pregnancy from commiting suicide
Dr. Berry Kiely, paediatrician, discusses the proper medical perspective in dealing with the two patients in a pregnancy and achieving the best possible outcome for both.