Poland's Constitutional Tribunal on Wednesday presented a written rationale behind its October 22, 2020, judgment on the protection of life.
The five babies, four girls and one boy, were delivered through caesarean section in the mother’s 29th week of pregnancy.
In all, 46 percent of respondents to a CBOS poll believe that abortion should not be allowed when Down Syndrome is detected during pregnancy, while 38 percent believe that it should be permitted.
Seventy percent of Poles support the ongoing mass street demonstrations against the top court ruling which would see almost all abortions made illegal in Poland, a recent survey by the Kantar pollster shows.
The issue of admissibility of termination of pregnancy evokes emotions everywhere in the world, but the scale of aggression and hate speech observed in recent days in Poland cannot be justified, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the Gazeta Polska weekly.
Last week's ban on abortion due to foetal damage does not include pregnancies which endanger the mother's health or life, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday.
Because people who have recovered from the disease have produced antibodies that neutralise and destroy SARS-CoV-2 virus cells, after the woman’s health deteriorated, doctors from Kędzierzyn Koźle gave her a dose. And it worked!
The device can reduce the level of stress faced by expectant mothers and cut down on hospital visits.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday morning visited the parents of Polish sextuplets at the University Hospital in Krakow, south Poland, and gave them the keys to a new nine-seater Volkswagen Transporter car.
The births took both doctors and parents by surprise as everyone was expecting five babies. Doctors say they are keeping the six new-borns under close observation and stress that they are so far doing well.