By Sarah Terzo
Curtis Cook, M.D., Maternal-Fetal Medicine Butterworth Hospital, Michigan State College of Human Medicine:
“In the course of my practice, we must occasionally perform life-saving procedures on babies while still in the uterus. I have often observed babies of 5 to 6 months gestation withdraw from needles and instruments, much like a pain response.”
Jeanne G Miller, Lives Interrupted: The Unwanted Pregnancy Dilemma (Tyler, Texas, 2014) p. 40.
Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.