Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: trisomy 18

  • Letting go

    Kumara Raja SundarNorth Carolina, USA In the midst of the commotion, I felt uncomfortable knowing that we were giving up on a life. The attending, the two residents, the nurse, and I did not try to stop death. The baby was in breech presentation and was unlikely to survive the stress of a vaginal delivery.…