Couple Aborts Sons, Waiting for Daughter

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As the world waits with bated breath to see if Victoria "Posh" and David Beckhams' pink dreams come true, another couple in Australia is also waiting for a female child. But their way of "waiting" is much more tragic.

The unnamed couple has three sons and lost a baby daughter soon after birth. They are so desperate to have a little girl that they recently aborted twin boys conceived via IVF and are now going to court to win the right to select the sex by IVF treatment.

They say they want the opportunity to have the baby daughter they were tragically denied.

Let that sink in for a moment. They want the daughter they were tragically denied and are willing to further the tragedy by aborting male fetuses.

I'm not against abortion. It's a personal choice and I believe every woman has the right to make it, but this is awful. Truly, it's a tragedy all around.

It's a tragedy that these parents lost their child. I can't imagine wanting and longing for a daughter, having her, and losing her. But I would like to think that such a tragedy would make me hug my three remaining babies tighter, that it would make me want another baby, period. No matter what the gender. 

I can't judge their grief or how they respond to it, but I do judge their decision to keep reliving their loss and to create life only in order to end it. There are other ways to have a baby daughter that don't involve such physically and emotionally invasive measures.

If this were China and they were aborting baby girls or leaving them out to die because of the one-child policy that favors boys, then we would all say what they were doing was wrong. How is this different? A gender preference is one thing. Destroying life because of it is another.

Of course, judging a couple in such acute grief just seems cruel. I do hope the Australian court grants them their wish because otherwise I fear they will just keep getting pregnant and aborting until they see female parts.

In this case, maybe modern science can help prevent more tragedy.

Do you think they are doing the wrong thing?

 

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Peajewel Peajewel

What a sad story, I don't even know what to say.

_JustMe_ _JustMe_

wow I am speachless wat a terrible thing to do

Sarah Smith

How awful. They could have given the boys up for adoption.  There are so many people unable to have children and this has to be  a huge slap in the face for them.  I have  a 3 year old girl.  when she was10 motnsh old  conceived again, a boy.  I lost him at 18 weeks along and of course I was devastated. I so wanted a son.  When I got pregant again I was hoping for a boy but instead we were blessd with another girl.  I soon got over te slight disappointment and  started concentrating on having a healthy baby. So yeah, I agree what happened to them s awful, but what they did is even worse. 

LoriA... LoriAnn87

this is just nuts and i would never abort a child because they were the wrong sex. i understand they want a girl but you were given 2 health baby boys and instead of giving them up you ended there life. how sad.

nonmember avatar Anon

I don't understand. This is what abortion on demand means. You don't like what you got, kill it and move on. Oh wait, it isn't even killing, just excising an unwanted blob of tissue. What's with all the shades of gray? ... Abortion on demand is wrong. Period.

bills... billsfan1104

You pro-abortion crowd, got what you wanted. You have no right to judge these people, because they only did what you guys love. Abortion for any reason. And what sucks even more, is that they want to continue having abortions, until they get a girl. Big round of applause for PLanned Parenthood, NOW, and the pro-abortion movement. You got what you deserved.

nonmember avatar Katie kubis

Ok so to the last woman that commented i believe one hundred percent that every person deserves the right to make that choice to have an abortion i mean really what would you want to do if your dad raped you and you got pregnant really i'd have an abortion faster than you could blink no questions asked but yes i do believe that what these people are doing is wrong and i agree with the other woman who said they could have given them up for adoption or something but having a child with a certain gender is not a choice you should be happy with what you get and love that child just as you would have loved the girl you lost they need to get over their petty differences and just let it be

nonmember avatar Katie kubis

Ok so to the last woman that commented i believe one hundred percent that every person deserves the right to make that choice to have an abortion i mean really what would you want to do if your dad raped you and you got pregnant really i'd have an abortion faster than you could blink no questions asked but yes i do believe that what these people are doing is wrong and i agree with the other woman who said they could have given them up for adoption or something but having a child with a certain gender is not a choice you should be happy with what you get and love that child just as you would have loved the girl you lost they need to get over their petty differences and just let it be

nonmember avatar Shelly

"judging a couple in such acute grief just seems cruel"
I'm sorry, my judgment, is not what's cruel here. These people created their own grief over this. There are clearly psychological issues with people who are devastated and extremely depressed over not getting a certain gender. THEY caused their grief. THEY have issues not being dealt with. THEY killed 2 innocent children. THEY are weaving a web of tragedy. THEY are sick. Am I judging them? You betcha. These people should NOT be allowed to conceive again, they have serious mental problems. I feel terribly sorry for any child having to live under that roof. Their mental stability and ability to actually care for children should be investigated.

nonmember avatar India

People never cease to amaze or disgust me. As if abortion isn't disgusting enough to do it bc they weren't the correct sex?! Why doesn't she go murder her husband since he is after all making all the boy babies, and herself as well when she's thru. I always wanted 3 girls, I got 1 girl and 2 boys and I couldn't be happier with that. How selfish and disgusting these people should be sterilized!

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