May 2008

This week MPs will have a free vote on amendments that would reduce the upper limit for abortions from 24 weeks to 22 or even 20 weeks. The Medical Research Council (MRC) has published a news article about the EPICure Study – National survey shows improved survival for extremely preterm babies born after 23 weeks: http://www.mrc.ac.uk/NewsViewsAndEvents/News/MRC004596

Podcast interview with study leader:
http://www.mrc.ac.uk/NewsViewsAndEvents/Podcasts/index.htm