Born with half a heart… but my baby’s so strong

‘Little fighter’ Scarlett amazes mum. BRAVE Scarlett Crowther beams in her mother’s arms — after surviving a rare condition which saw her born with half a heart. The baby was given a 50/50 chance of surviving the defect — but battled through TWO lengthy heart ops, including one at just five days old. Scarlett is now…

Expert Tells Congress Unborn Babies Can Feel Pain Starting at 8 Weeks

During a hearing on a bill that would ban late-term abortions nationwide, an expert on human embryonic development informed members of the committee that unborn babies have the capacity to feel pain as early as 8 weeks.

Maureen Condic, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah and obtained her Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. She is a widely published scientist whose works have appeared in a wide variety of peer-reviewed journals.

25-year-old 'forced' to undergo abortion at CHC

A 25-year-old pregnant woman in Kanpur Dehat on Wednesday accused two staff nurses of Community Health Centre, Pukhrayan, of forcibly aborting her baby in utter disregard of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act. The district health department is looking into the case. The patient, Neetu, a resident of Pulinder village, also alleged that nurses…