Mom Watched Her Premature Twin Sons Die in Her Arms After Doctors Refused to Save Them

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Mom Watched Her Premature Twin Sons Die in Her Arms After Doctors Refused to Save Them

Sonia begged doctors to try to save her premature twins when they were born at about 22 weeks of pregnancy in 2019. In the midst of her desperate pleas, the Edmonton, Alberta, Canada mother said she was made to feel cruel.

Right to Hope

Do you believe parents should have the right to hope that their babies might live? Read the story of these twins born in Edmonton in 2019. My sons were born healthy and strong, but young. Their little bodies were perfectly formed and so indescribably beautiful.

New Study Shows Premature Babies Can Survive at Earlier Ages, But Will Hospitals Let Them Die?

A study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates widespread discriminatory denial of life-preserving medical treatment to premature infants based on fear that if assisted to live they might have disabilities – in defiance of protective federal law. It provided a startling snapshot into the treatment of very premature infants.