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# foetus - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.

# foetus - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Armenia 'faces shortage of women' due to sex-selective abortions

The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.

# foetus - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"

The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.

# foetus - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals

The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.

# foetus - Friday 18 October, 2013

Teenage girl found carrying foetus around Manhattan lingerie store

NYPD officials say that the girl claimed to have given birth the day before and “didn’t know what to do” with the remains.

# foetus - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Column: Change to the Constitution is needed in order to protect women’s lives

The recently completed HSE report into the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar’s death has pointed to Ireland’s unworkable legal situation as a significant factor in her medical treatment, writes Clara Fischer.

# foetus - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Plastic chemical may expose foetuses to cancer

Bisphenol A is a common component of plastic bottles and the linings of food cans

# foetus - Monday 4 March, 2013

Gardaí say discovery in Clondalkin was not a foetus

It is believed the item may be a sheep’s stomach.

# foetus - Monday 19 November, 2012

Bishops: Treatment that might put foetus at risk "ethically permissible"

They said this was the case with a seriously ill pregnant woman “provided every effort has been made to save the life of both the mother and her baby”.

# foetus - Friday 22 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# foetus - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Concern for mother after human foetus discovered in Co Donegal

Gardaí are urging the mother to come forward in case she needs medical treatment.

# foetus - Monday 30 January, 2012

'Parasitic twin' with eyes and hair found in toddler's stomach

Doctors discovered the medical oddity in a three-year-old boy in Chiclayo, Peru.

# foetus - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.