Quebec Superior Court Justice Jean Bouchard ruled Wednesday that the hospital should continue with the procedure after doctors treating the babies were able to demonstrate the severity of the situation.
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Dr. Sylvie Belanger and Dr. Genevieve Piuze told the court that blood transfusions were necessary to keep the twins alive and to avoid brain damage.
A doctor who is a Jehovah’s Witness testified on the parents behalf that alternatives to transfusion were available.
The twins were born by caesarean birth last Thursday following a 25-week pregnancy.
The parents say they are willing to co-operate with the decision.
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