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# Foetus

This year
Pregnant US inmate seeks release because unborn baby is innocent
Natalia Harrell faces a murder charge after fatally shooting another woman while taking an Uber.
Last year
Climate change’s adverse effects on health starts in the womb, studies find
Climate hazards, including rising temperature, pollution and wildfires, are increasing the risk of pre-term birth.
All time
Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer
Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.
Armenia 'faces shortage of women' due to sex-selective abortions
The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.
Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"
The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.
Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals
The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.
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.
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.
Plastic chemical may expose foetuses to cancer
Bisphenol A is a common component of plastic bottles and the linings of food cans
Gardaí say discovery in Clondalkin was not a foetus
It is believed the item may be a sheep’s stomach.
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”.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed.
Concern for mother after human foetus discovered in Co Donegal
Gardaí are urging the mother to come forward in case she needs medical treatment.
'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.
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.