One woman and her baby dead, a family loss, and caregivers traumatized because of a really stupid religious tenet. Pregnant Jehovah’s Witness’ decision to refuse treatment ‘harrowing’ for hospital staff after mother and baby die. A pregnant Jehovah’s Witness and her baby have died after the woman refused a blood transfusion in a Sydney hospital.… Source: Doubtful News
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