Womb with a view: surgeons remove uterus from mother in groundbreaking operation on spina bifida foetus

The Telegraph

Sarah Knapton

It might look like a glowing egg from an alien world, but this red ovoid is actually human womb containing a baby, removed from its mother before birth, in a groundbreaking operation.

Doctors in the US have been pioneering an astonishing new treatment for spina bifida in which the baby is operated on before birth. . . [Full text]

 

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  1. Pre-natal foetal surgery, of which this is a particularly striking example, demonstrates that there is a firm biological basis for the position of those who object to participating in abortion because they do not wish to be involved in killing a human individual.

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