Whose womb Is It, anyway?

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Maggie Thompson
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the Baby R controversy, the story of how the B.C Family and Child Services Act had been successfully used to seize a fetus and thereby force a woman into unwanted surgery.  Explains how this case set a dangerous precedent for all pregnant women.