My mother has been in contact with someone in Saskatchewan who is carrying a child with Trisomy 13. The doctors will not monitor her child, refuse to assess the child once it is born, and will not provide any medical treatment for this child. This is because Trisomy 13 & Trisomy 18 are considered to be "lethal". Do you think this is right? What do you think should happen?
This weekend I spoke at the Canadian Physicians for Life Conference in Calgary It was great to see so many doctors who feel that children with an extra chromosome are valuable. Many were very surprised to hear a different side of the story. Do you feel