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Unborn Twin Surgically Removed From 15-Year-Old

It had hair, legs, and more

(Newser) - Doctors in Malaysia recently identified the source of a teen’s longstanding stomach pain: his unborn twin. The fetus, which reportedly had developed to the point of having hair, legs, hands, and genitals, was surgically removed from the 15-year-old boy, according to Fox News , which quotes a report by Central... More »

Anesthesia Now Required in Utah Abortions After 20 Weeks

To 'minimize any pain that may be caused to an unborn child'

(Newser) - Women who receive an abortion in Utah after they've reached the 20th week of their pregnancy can expect to do so heavily sedated: On Monday, Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law a bill requiring anesthesia for patients who reach this mark, USA Today reports. The "Protecting Unborn Children"... More »

Mom's Unborn Baby Killed After Facebook Argument

Woman accused of shooting pregnant neighbor in stomach

(Newser) - An absolutely awful story out of Florida, where a Facebook argument led to a shooting—and the death of an unborn baby. It's not clear what Virginia Denise Wyche, 35, and Makeisha Nicole Brooks, 23, fought about online Tuesday night, but Brooks—who was six months pregnant—went to... More »

Pregnant Women Also Watch TV for 2

Fetuses rejoice when mom watches happy movie, go quiet for sad ones

(Newser) - Unborn children are so in tune with their mothers that they get bad vibes when mom watches a sad movie, and are perked up by an uplifting flick. That’s the conclusion of Japanese researchers, who plopped one group of expectant mothers in front of The Sound of Music, and... More »

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