Couple Criticizes Doctors Who Repeatedly Urged Them to Abort Down Syndrome Child

Baby IX(Christian Institute) An Australian couple who chose life for their unborn child, after she was diagnosed with Down syndrome, have criticized doctors who repeatedly urged them to have an abortion.

Mr. and Mrs. Simpkins spoke out on an Australian TV show, which included several mothers sharing how they were pressurized to abort their children with Down syndrome.

Andrew Simpkins said the outcome of having a child with Downs is made out to be “so sad and awful that you wouldn’t want to go through with it.”

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  • Nidalap

    Once the sanctity of life is abandoned, it becomes easy to suggest doing away with those that are deemed “inconvenient” to society…

  • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

    Doctors should pay the costs of useless tests that they prescribe when they fail to bother finding out whether the parents would even consider an abortion.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Pursuit of happiness = when all children are allowed to live…