After-birth abortion: why should the baby live? -- Giubilini and Minerva -- Journal of Medical Ethics I can only think of one scenario where this would be even worthy of consideration: If you give birth to a child who's standard of life is going to be pretty much non existent, and that child relies on medical intervention to keep it alive, then there is a valid decision to be made. Tough, but valid. Other than that; these seem to be a pair of "philosophers" trying to make a name for themselves. *****. I'm hoping for some reasonable comment, so hope I have this in the correct forum. If not, then please move it MODs.