Thursday, August 07, 2008

1983: Connecticut woman dies from amniotic fluid embolism

Mary Ives was 28 when she had an safe, legal abortion performed at 19 weeks into her pregnancy. She was admitted to W.W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, for treatment of complications of the abortion, but her heart and lungs failed due to amniotic fluid embolism (amniotic fluid in her blood stream). Mary was pronounced dead on August 7, 1983.

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