The Polish health ministry has denied media reports that a compulsory register of pregnancies has been enforced in Poland.
Entitled Ocalona z Auschwitz [Saved from Auschwitz], award-winning author Nina Majewska-Brown said she was inspired to write the novelisation after being contacted by the couple’s granddaughter who wanted the story to reach a wider audience.
Mateusz Białkowski had finished his nightshift when a distressed man leapt out in front of his car. Learning that the man’s wife was pregnant, Białkowski drove to his house where he set about successfully delivering the baby girl.
Andrzej Duda, the president, will not sign into law any bill that liberalises Poland's restrictive abortion law, a presidential aide has said.
Researchers at the National Museum in Warsaw said that despite X-ray scans and CT images last year revealing what appeared to be a foetus, this was the result of ‘a computer illusion and misinterpretation.’
Poland has recently recorded a huge drop in abortions, according to statistics published by a Polish newspaper.
Scientists at the Warsaw Mummy Project in Poland were carrying out a scan of the ancient corpse’s skull when they discovered unusual markings in the bone.
The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, has voted down a citizen's draft law on the safe termination of pregnancy.
The Polish government spokesman has said a civil initiative bill liberalising abortion laws stands "no chance" of further processing in parliament.
The head of Poland's main opposition party has criticised the government's latest move to include pregnancy information in a nationwide medical system, saying that it "persecutes women."