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The Abortion Industry is alive and well (funded)

  Twenty three years ago, in 1991, half of all abortions were paid for privately ie. they weren’t free. Now, only 2% of abortions are paid for privately.  Even if an abortion is carried out in a private sector clinic, it will almost always be […]

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Should the NHS continue to fund IVF treatment?

Recently, the mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) voted to stop offering IVF treatment on the NHS. Now, in that CCG, only patients who can prove that their circumstances are exceptional, for example, if they are undergoing cancer treatment that will make them infertile, may […]

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A Chilling Prospect

‘Smart Women Freeze.’ So states the advert for an ‘egg freezing event’ in New York last week, run by EggBanxx . Over champagne, women anxious to beat their biological clocks by preserving their younger, healthier eggs until such a time when they are ready to […]

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Should the NHS continue to fund IVF treatment?

Last week, the mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) voted to stop offering IVF treatment on the NHS. Now, in that CCG, only patients who can prove that their circumstances are exceptional, for example, if they are undergoing cancer treatment that will make them infertile, […]

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What is the true cost of ‘wrongful births’?

A tiny article in a free Metro newspaper last week caught my attention: ‘Wrongful birth bill hits £56.1 million. Hospitals have paid out more than £10 million a year in compensation to mothers who had a disabled baby without being offered the chance to have […]