Termination of pregnancy as emergency obstetric care: the interpretation of Catholic health policy and the consequences for pregnant women

Date: May 2014 Resource Type: Array Publications

The author Marge Berer analyzes the death of Savita Halappanavar in Ireland and similar cases and examines “whether and when to terminate a non-viable pregnancy if the woman’s health and life are at risk, (and) how that judgement call intersect(s) with individual health professionals’ interpretation of Catholic health policy and the law on abortion.”

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.