Indian woman suffering a miscarriage denied abortion in Ireland dies
On October 31st 31 year old Savita Halappanavar, 17 weeks pregnant, was hospitalized with severe pain. Doctors determined whe was having a miscarriage. Over the course of three days, the baby slowly died. She asked if they could not save the baby if they could terminate the pregnancy. They said as long as there was a fetal heartbeat there was nothing they could do. Savita Halappanavar died from blood poisoning.