Eleven-year-old girl refuses abortion, understands a 'life is growing in her womb'

.- Despite protests and pressure from feminists and pro-abortion groups, an 11-year-old girl in the Mexican city of Chetumal has refused to undergo an abortion.  The young girl explained her decision saying that she understands, “a life is growing in her womb.”

The girl is receiving medical attention at a local clinic, where doctors say the results of psychological tests have been positive.  The recent tests, said Lizbeth Gamboa Song, director of the National System for the Comprehensive Development of the Family, show the girl has a proper understanding of the new life within her and of what to expect during the pregnancy.

Dr. Juan Carlos Navarrete Jaimes of the Merida Clinic performed an ultrasound on the girl and found the mother and child to be in excellent health.  He also provided guidance on the prenatal care she needs during the coming months to ensure the pregnancy proceeds without complications.

Gamboa said that while the girl understands she is carrying a new life within her, “She does not yet fully realize the consequences of what it will mean to raise and care for a child” because of her young age.

“She understands what happens before a pregnancy, she knows her womb will grow, she knows at some point her water will break, and she knows how the baby will be born,” Gamboa said.

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This is some pretty positive news concerning the young girl in Mexico who was seemingly being pressured into having an abortion after her stepfather raped and impregnated her.

CNN reported that the girl was 10 rather than 11 and although it does not make a difference in the grander scheme of things (horrible crime and the sanctity of life) it does lend to the feeling that secular media is in favor of killing babies in the womb and vehemently opposed to the Catholic Church. Just sayin’

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