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Is termination in cases of down syndrome considered an acceptable reason for a therapeutic abortion?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: This would be considered by most an elective procedure. Abortion for a mother with kidney failure who would likely die if it were not done would be considered by most therapeutic.
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