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Debilitating Morning Sickness Forces Would-be Mum to Abort Baby

by Kathy Jones on  June 26, 2010 at 6:06 PM Women Health News   - G J E 4
44-year-old Cheryl Harrison has revealed that she was forced to abort her baby as she could not deal with debilitating bouts of morning sickness.
 Debilitating Morning Sickness Forces Would-be Mum to Abort Baby
Debilitating Morning Sickness Forces Would-be Mum to Abort Baby
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The British woman said that her morning sickness, called hyperemesis gravidarum by doctors, caused her to vomit up to 27 times a day. The Sun newspaper reports that Cheryl and her husband James Harrison finally decided to terminate the pregnancy at 16 weeks.

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The couple already has a child named Scarlett and had decided to try for another baby in 2008, but Cheryl's morning sickness meant that they felt abortion was a safer option.

"It was the most horrendous decision I have ever made," Mrs Harrison was quoted as saying. "James could see how much I was suffering and never opposed the idea of a termination. But he still thinks of the family we might have had."

Mrs Harrison feels that women should receive counseling to cope with such conditions.


Source: Medindia
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