• The fetus cannot feel pain before 24 weeks because the connections in the fetal brain are not fully formed.
  • Evidence … showed that the fetus, while in the chemical environment of the womb, is in a state of induced sleep and is unconscious.

“A wide range of stakeholders including scientists, doctors, midwives, and lay representatives were involved in producing these reports,” a summary of the Royal College study states. “Relevant international scientific studies published since the 1990s were considered by the respective working parties as was evidence submitted to the Science and Technology Committee.” #

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