Traumatised couple waits anxiously for Supreme Court nod

A month ago multiple sonography done on Santosh Pal's wife had shown that the unborn child has serious developmental defect called anencephaly – absence of brain – which is incompatible to life. The child will not survive even a day after it is born

Traumatised couple waits anxiously for Supreme Court nod“What we are going through, no other couple should ever face it. We were supposed to celebrate, instead are fighting to abort it,” says a sombre Santosh Pal, as he waits for his wife outside the sonography department of KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Pal’s wife, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, was being examined […]

Mumbai woman moves Supreme Court seeking permission to abort foetus with serious abnormality

The 23-year-old woman hails from a low socio-economic background and came to know that the foetus has serious developmental defect called anencephaly – absence of brain – in a routine sonography test

Mumbai woman moves Supreme Court seeking permission to abort foetus with serious abnormalityAfter a sonography revealed that her unborn baby has serious abnormality and may not survive after birth, a Mumbai woman has moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking permission for abortion in the 24th week of her pregnancy. After hearing her petition on Wednesday, the apex court has passed an order directing KEM Hospital, Mumbai, doctors […]