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Ten years ago….for the Oct 03 girls

Ten years ago….for the Oct 03 girls

So ten years ago this week, ish, I found out I was pregnant with Adventure Boy. After letting the obvious folk in on the secret, where was the first place I ran to? Well, I plugged my modem into the phone socket, keyed in my password and waited while the phone line screeched at me for a silly amount of time before Connecting To The Internet. The Internet was relatively young then. Netscape and Demon and Windows 2003. I’d used…

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What value on life?

What value on life?

I watched the BBC documentary 23 Week Babies the other night and it’s been preying on my mind ever since. In the first case, pondering on the harrowing and unthinkable suffering parents of these incredibly premature babies go through, and endeavouring to imagine what it would be like (impossible to do so, really.) And then there are the dedicated health professionals involved in the process, and the decisions they have to make, decisions that could mean life or death, impossible…

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