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Review into woman's abortion ordeal

Officials have been asked to look into the case of a pregnant woman who had to travel from Northern Ireland to England to terminate a pregnancy even though doctors had said the baby had no chance of survival.

Officials in Northern Ireland have been asked to look into the case of a pregnant woman who had to travel to England to terminate a pregnancy even though doctors had said the baby would not live.

Sarah Ewart's unborn child had a rare foetal abnormality but guidelines in Northern Ireland do not allow abortions on those grounds.

Chris Buckler reports.

  • 10 Oct
  • From the section UK