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Statement on the Sunday Times article ‘Brief life of premature babies may go unmarked'

9 days ago   |   By RCOG

Views have been expressed in The Sunday Times article ‘Brief life of premature babies may go unmarked' purporting to be those of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' expert working party on pre-viability. The article highlights that there are wider issues involved that require the balance of scientific fact with ethical consideration.
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