Couple Aborts Sons, Waiting for Daughter


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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Tonya M. Torrey

As a mother of 6, the court should not allow them to do this. To me abortion is is absolutely wrong. We will all know the consequences of our actions, there is always consequences....

Karl Murphy

Pretty crazy. I don't even know what to think.

angie... angiewith2

It's always hard for me to say if I'm pro life or pro choice.  I couldn't imagine aborting a child but then again I've never been in a situation where I might have considered it.  As one person mentioned above, "what if you were raped and it resulted in a pregnancy" "What if they told you your child would most likely die our of utero and IF they survived would be a vegetable after it's born do to abnormalities, I wouldn't want my child to suffer like that".  On the other hand I don't believe abortion should be allowed in cases of a disgusting choice like the article above.  So they don't want the boys, well guess what I'm sure there's someone who can't have children who would have loved to adopt their twin boys.  They're reasoning is so flawed and perverse.   

Bre LP Taylor

Yea billsfan. We all love abortion so much, wish you'd been one.

kajenks kajenks

I am sorry this is just plain selfish. Absolutely sad.

Mylynne Marie Bonnar

that is disgusting. they should not be allowed to have anymore children.  i am prochoice but this is truly disgusting.

holly... hollywood74

and the lil girl that they finalley have is gonna be the one to break their hearts. and they will favor her over those boys. these ppl need proffesional help.

MrsEw... MrsEwingxMamax3

I said that I wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy, but to be honest.. I hope this couple can't get pregnant anymore. Even with the help of doctors. They don't deserve more children, that's absolutely disgusting.. You should be happy with WHICHEVER sex your baby is! There's a million people in this world that can't have ANY, and this couple is disposing of them like they are nothing. It's just sick.

nonmember avatar me

They feel they were deied their little girl, so they choose to deny those 2 little boys their chance at life? That's disturbing and sick, and I think they should be banned from getting IVF treatments. What awful people!

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