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PostSubject: Down syndrome child forces midwife back to UK   Tue 11 Nov 2008 - 1:20

EXCLUSIVE: A HIGHLY regarded British midwife is being forced out of Australia because her Down syndrome child is "a financial burden on the nation".


http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0,27574,24622247-2761,00.html
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PostSubject: Re: Down syndrome child forces midwife back to UK   Tue 11 Nov 2008 - 17:33

thanks for link, interesting story and I agree with comments about anyone could end up costing country money/resources due to ill health,
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Nobody can guarantee they're not going to get lung cancer, or liver disease, or need a heart transplant.

"Is there not a potential cost for somebody who smokes all their life? Is there not a potential cost for someone who's overweight?''
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