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25 June 2010

Foetuses feel no pain until week 24

British health experts say the human foetus cannot feel pain before the age of 24 weeks, so there is no reason to change the UK's abortion laws.

British health experts say the human foetus cannot feel pain before the age of 24 weeks, so there is no reason to change the UK's abortion laws.

The new study by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists was recommended by lawmakers who
are considering lowering the abortion limit.

 
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