Published: 16th October 2013A woman who is carrying twin girls with a fatal fetal abnormality has appealed to the Northern Ireland Minister for Health to allow her have an abortion in Northern Ireland. This briefing reviews the medical issues facing pregnant women carrying a baby with anencephaly, the different options available to them and the consequences of any change in law or regulations in Northern Ireland.
Philippa Taylor (CMF Head of Public Policy) 020 7234 9664
Steven Fouch (CMF Head of Communications) 020 7234 9668
Alistair Thompson on 07970 162 225
Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) was founded in 1949 and is an interdenominational organisation with over 4,000 British doctor members in all branches of medicine. A registered charity, it is linked to about 65 similar bodies in other countries throughout the world.
CMF exists to unite Christian doctors to pursue the highest ethical standards in Christian and professional life and to increase faith in Christ and acceptance of his ethical teaching.