Pregnant Jehovah’s Witness diagnosed with Leukemia dies with baby after rejecting blood transfusion
A heavily pregnant Jehovah’s Witness woman and her baby have reportedly died after she was diagnosed with leukemia but refused a blood transfusion that would probably have saved both of their lives.
According to Daily Mail, the 28-year-old was diagnosed with the cancer seven months into her pregnancy, and doctors told her she could give birth via a cesarean section and undergo chemotherapy but both would require her to have a blood transfusion.
The woman from Sydney, Australia, refused both options due to her religious beliefs and her baby died in utero three days later. Continue reading