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Caroline Phillips
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A mother wanted me to abort one of her healthy twins. It may sound unethical but it was either that or for both babies to die.

The Express | 25 Aug 1996

Professor Phillip Bennett faces a dilemma. His patient, 16 weeks pregnant, is carrying healthy twins and cannot abide the prospect of having two children. She says she couldn’t cope. She has told Mr Bennett, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at London’s Queen Charlotte’s Hospital, that if she were carrying just one baby, she would continue her pregnancy.


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Clouding a life and death issue

The Express | 25 Aug 1996

Somewhere in London is a pregnant young woman – we call her Miss B – who is due to give birth to a healthy brother or sister for her existing toddler. Miss B has no money and nobody to support her. Until a few weeks ago, she was expecting healthy twins, conceived naturally, without any fertility treatment or medical intervention.


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