(The Christian Institute) — A mother has called for a re-think of medical guidelines after doctors left her baby who was born at 22 weeks to die.
Sophie Dennis was told by doctors at a hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne that her daughter Autumn was not “viable” for help.
Official guidance from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists states that only after 25 weeks is there a “general agreement that active management should be offered.”
Sophie calculated that she was 22 weeks and six days pregnant when she gave birth to Autumn, who weighed only 410 grams (14 ounces).
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