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Subject:  Re: If We Can Prevent Even One Death!!!! Date:  2/12/2013  4:03 PM
Author:  vkg Number:  671326 of 736840

Most likely? Try definitely. At our NICU, 33 weekers, unless they have some serious defect, get placed in the "feed and weed" section. Just waiting for them to get big enough to go home.

Plus, I seriously doubt there is any significant risk difference between an abortion (especially at this advanced pregnancy) and a c-section.

This story doesn't pass the smell test on so many levels.

JLC


I agree that it doesn't pass the smell test. We don't have all of the information. Given the late term, it is possible that the fetus wasn't normal. Without additional information, it is impossible to know why the decisions were made.

I don't understand the "feed and weed" reference. Is this refering to premies that are expected to survive with only basic care?
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