Thanks to state-of-the-art medical procedures it is now possible to diagnose and treat many disorders in children still in the womb. Endoscopy has made it possible for doctors to perform fetal surgery.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum would favor change in what used to be one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin.
Lawmakers in the Republican-led House of Representatives have backed a bill to outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks of fetal development. President Donald Trump has promised to sign the bill should it pass the Senate.
In 1943 the German military doctor Hans Löber was sent to serve on the Greek island of Milos. He ended up helping the Greek inhabitants and saving lives, before his came to a tragic end. Now his story has hit the stage.
To push or not to push? That is the question expectant women are grappling with in Kenya, where elective cesarean section births are on the rise despite potential risks.
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