Friday, March 10, 2006

Defiant Birth

Australian reader Peter Young sends a link to "Born in Defiance," an article that includes mothers' stories from the book Defiant Birth. It's about women who had children against the advice of doctors who told them to abort:

"I have a result sheet issued by the doctor from my 10-week ultrasound on which are written the words, 'fetus 2 not viable'.

"I like to compare this document with the child it refers to – now an 11-year-old, funny, sensitive, gifted, football-playing, blues-guitar-addicted, satin-skinned and perfect little boy, our son."
Read the whole thing.