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Whether to have a Down’s syndrome baby – it’s not black and white | Frances Ryan

We are stuck in a simplistic debate in which the ‘tragedy’ of having a disabled child is set against the ‘selfishness’ of abortion. Time for some grey There’s a scene in BBC2’s A World Without Down’s Syndrome?, which airs tonight, in which Sally Phillips, Bridget Jones’ Diary actor and mother of a son with Down’s, shows a video of a disabled girl competing at a gymnastics competition to a woman who chose to end her own pregnancy.
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