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Delivery-room bombshell sends two women reeling

Leukemia diagnosis turns new-baby joy into alarm

Posted: December 16, 2012 at 4:01 a.m.

Leslie Harris cradles her newborn son, Ayden, in an oncology ward, where she was undergoing chemotherapy in September 2011.
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Leslie Harris cradles her newborn son, Ayden, in an oncology ward, where she was undergoing chemotherapy in September 2011.

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This is why politicians should stay out of the reproductive business. It is not always a black and white issue on abortion. Let the doctor and patient make these difficult decisions without consulting with a lawyer. I'm happy that both survived but an earlier gestation would have meant a "Sophia's Choice" that could only be made by the Doctor and patient weighing the odds of survival for baby and mother.

Posted by: Mikeej

December 16, 2012 at 11:03 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

"But this is my first baby. All I ever wanted was to be a mother."

And, that's what's wrong with America today - reproduction is the greatest ambition our younger generation can come up with.

Posted by: CaptainQuint

December 16, 2012 at 1:19 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

When I was a young lad, I was not interested in reproduction, just sex.

Posted by: Moneymyst

December 16, 2012 at 3:29 p.m. ( | suggest removal )