Tanya Coonan stated that while some doctors and midwives showed “extraordinary compassion”, others were too quick to push parents towards abortion, and this needs to change.
"It is appalling to see the UN Committee on Human Rights pressing for abortion on disability grounds. Surely very sick babies deserve special protection not abortion" - Tracy Harkin.
This year's theme is ‘Every Life Matters’ because children with disabilities and those with life limiting conditions are being targeted warns rally organiser Ide Nic Mhatuna.
Where laws enabling assisted suicide and euthanasia have been introduced, very quickly they are extended to those who are not terminally ill but disabled.
"The doctors made me feel I wasn't carrying a beautiful little girl, but merely a mass of disfigured cells that was supposed to be a baby but wasn't."
Description of babies diagnosed fatal foetal abnormalities as "dead" criticised by support group for parents of children diagnosed with a terminal condition.