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LONDON, United Kingdom – British social services forcibly removed a baby from a pregnant Italian woman’s womb by cesarean section while she was in the country on a work trip, a report said on Saturday.
The woman was sedated and then had the girl taken out of her body after authorities in Essex, eastern England, obtained a court order, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper said, citing her lawyers.
The authorities said the woman had had a mental breakdown and it acted in the best interests of the child, which is now 15 months old, the paper said.
The Italian mother has now launched a legal battle for the child, which is being put up for adoption by the social services, it said.
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The authorities said the woman had had a mental breakdown and it acted in the best interests of the child
reply to post by xDeadcowx
It seems to me that for some reason they really wanted this baby to be born in the UK instead of Italy. I don't know the citizen laws in the different countries of Europe, but im assuming that a baby born in a country becomes a citizen of that country, or this case a subject.