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Unintended Consequences of the Legalized Prenatal killing and Infanticide.
In a mistake that turned deadly, a South Korean hospital is accused of aborting the wrong unborn baby after allegedly mixing up two pregnant patients’ charts.
The mother, who is not named in reports, was six weeks pregnant when she and her husband visited the Seoul hospital. . . for a pregnancy test, The Korea Times reports.
After confirming the pregnancy, the hospital recommended a nutritional supplement; but while she was waiting for it, a nurse and doctor allegedly mixed up her chart with that of another pregnant patient scheduled for an abortion, the report continues.
. . . Seoul Gangseo Police told ABC News that the doctor and nurse admitted to the mistake, and they are being charged with professional negligence.
The alleged victims are a family from Vietnam. They went to the hospital seeking a pregnancy confirmation and prenatal care for their unborn child. Instead, their baby was killed.