Asking for treatment for our preemie, but doctor’s heart not in it

At 22 weeks and 6 days of gestation, our son needed resuscitation at birth. Despite the numerous dangers to him, the first challenge was to get the doctor to provide treatment.

This was from a talk I gave at an ethics seminar last week at Seattle Children’s Hospital. More excerpts to come just as soon as I find the necessary “grown-up” time to do it without my faithful assistant’s help… 🙂

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