We decided to protect her. The radiologist doing my ultrasound had just finished pointing out a cluster of alarming abnormalities in our developing daughter, using a slew of medical terms my husband and I, both medical students, were grimly familiar with

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Sam, your newborn son, has been suffocating in your arms for the past 15 minutes. You’re as certain as you can be that he is going to die in the next 15. He was born two days ago with “trisomy 18,” a disease that proved no obstacle to his cementing himself immediately and forevermore as the love of your life

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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum took a strong position against the federal mandate that insurance companies cover prenatal genetic testing, tying it to the ever-polarizing issue of abortion

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