Cystic Fibrosis Babies Aborted

A new study published in the journal Genetics in Medicine showed that nearly all unborn babies who were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis were aborted.  In ninety-five percent of the cases, the parents opted for abortion instead of choosing life and nurturing their child.  But the research also showed the abortions were associated with “poor short-term parental psychological outcomes,” meaning the parents struggled emotionally because of the abortion.  In the end, the researchers found it hard to assess whether or not the prenatal tests for cystic fibrosis were valuable because of abortion’s aftermath.  Ethical analyses showed that the main goal should’ve been informed decision instead of aborting the babies.  Common sense and compassion would’ve given them the same result.  And no babies would’ve died.

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