24.04.2014: Cora Sherlock writes in lifenews.com – Families Battle Back After Doctors Say Their Disabled Babies “Not Compatible With Life”

24.04.2014: Cora Sherlock writes in lifenews.com – Families Battle Back After Doctors Say Their Disabled Babies “Not Compatible With Life”

24.04.2014: Cora Sherlock writes in lifenews.com – Families Battle Back After Doctors Say Their Disabled Babies “Not Compatible With Life”

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Once again, a bereaved family is drawing attention to the failures of the Irish government to provide proper health care and medical attention to families who discover that their unborn babies are suffering from life-limiting conditions.

This diagnosis is devastating enough but for Derry woman Gemma Bradley, the fact that there was so little assistance from medical professionals made a bad situation much worse.  Babies like Gemma’s daughter Lily Rose (who was diagnosed with Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards’ Syndrome) need specialised care and attention from the medical profession.

 

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