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Vast majority of couples who carry a terminally ill baby to term do not regret it

May 20, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: When women carry a pregnancy to term even after learning that the baby will not survive after birth, the vast majority have no regrets, according to a study of 400 cases by the Duke University Medical Center. The study, finding that 97% of the parents had no regrets, suggested “a psychological benefit to women to continue th pregnancy following prenatal diagnosis of a lethal fetal defect.”

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