Baby Death Panels: New Study Reveals Gruesome Practice of Starving Sickly Babies in British Health System

Coming soon to America–
Baby Death Panels

A leading medical journal in Great Britain revealed the gruesome practice of starving and withdrawing fluid from sickly babies as well as terminally-ill adults.
The Daily Mail reported:

Sick children are being discharged from NHS hospitals to die at home or in hospices on controversial ‘death pathways’.

Until now, end of life regime the Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to have involved only elderly and terminally-ill adults.

But the Mail can reveal the practice of withdrawing food and fluid by tube is being used on young patients as well as severely disabled newborn babies.

One doctor has admitted starving and dehydrating ten babies to death in the neonatal unit of one hospital alone.

Writing in a leading medical journal, the physician revealed the process can take an average of ten days during which a baby becomes ‘smaller and shrunken’.

The LCP – on which 130,000 elderly and terminally-ill adult patients die each year – is now the subject of an independent inquiry ordered by ministers.

The use of end of life care methods on disabled newborn babies was revealed in the doctors’ bible, the British Medical Journal.

Earlier this month, an un-named doctor wrote of the agony of watching the protracted deaths of babies. The doctor described one case of a baby born with ‘a lengthy list of unexpected congenital anomalies’, whose parents agreed to put it on the pathway.

The doctor wrote: ‘They wish for their child to die quickly once the feeding and fluids are stopped. They wish for pneumonia. They wish for no suffering. They wish for no visible changes to their precious baby.

‘Their wishes, however, are not consistent with my experience. Survival is often much longer than most physicians think; reflecting on my previous patients, the median time from withdrawal of hydration to death was ten days.

‘Parents and care teams are unprepared for the sometimes severe changes that they will witness in the child’s physical appearance as severe dehydration ensues.

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  • Time

    This is pure cruelty with disregard for life in its purest form. To allow anyone to withhold any forms of natural survival methods is blatant murder. To starve any human or animal goes beyond ones soul and their state of honor to life and God. These people cannot be of any arm, descending from God, only the work of the devil. There is no holyness enflicting pain and suffering onto any one to achieve death. May they meet their maker and the wrath of the Lord be swift with punishment for their horrific sins.

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  • donh

    Imagine being that ” doctor ” who watches a baby shrink from dehydration day after day while he goes home night after night to every comfort a human being can enjoy. These things DO have an effect…

    This video clip interviews a witnesses to Stalin’s order to kill 270 men a night until every Polish Officer prisoner of war had been put down. Many of the loyal communists who carried out Stalin’s order went mad and ended up shooting themselves in the head….Such will be the fate of many an Obamunist…..>

  • bg


    just finished posting the following in a previous thread..

    yes, that and much worse are coming to America..

    heh, what am i saying, it’s already here.. :-(

    [Planned Parenthood Works to Maintain U.S. Position as One of
    Four Nations in the World with the Most Radical Pro-Abortion Policies

    As Planned Parenthood prepares to celebrate its 96th birthday in October,
    Americans United for Life launches a month-long series of revelations –
    the release of “The Planned Parenthood Exhibits,” the continuing case for
    investigating the nation’s largest abortion provider. Each day in the month
    of October, AUL will release a new backgrounder that highlights grounds
    for investigating and, ultimately, de-funding Planned Parenthood, which
    receives more than one million dollars a day in taxpayer subsidies.

    but many REPUBLICAN elites and self proclaimed CONSERVATIVES
    are quite happy, Akin was aborted, as was West, in their “no TEA
    PARTY HOBBITS allowed” at any cost crusade..


  • bg


    re: #5 November 29, 2012 at 12:01 am bg

    February 29, 2012

    Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say

    [Parents should be allowed to have their newborn babies killed
    because they are “morally irrelevant” and ending their lives is
    no different to abortion, a group of medical ethicists linked to
    Oxford University has argued.]

    March 03, 2012

    Throwing down the gauntlet

    [Rather than being “actual persons”, newborns were “potential
    persons”. They explained: “Both a fetus and a newborn certainly
    are human beings and potential persons, but neither is a ‘person’
    in the sense of ‘subject of a moral right to life’.

    “We take ‘person’ to mean an individual who is capable of attributing to
    her own existence some (at least) basic value such that being deprived
    of this existence represents a loss to her.”

    As such they argued it was “not possible to damage a newborn by
    preventing her from developing the potentiality to become a person
    in the morally relevant sense”.]

    March 12, 2012,

    The pro-choice case for infanticide.

    [When circumstances occur after birth such that they would have justified abortion, what we call after-birth abortion should be permissible. … We propose to call this practice ‘after-birth abortion’, rather than ‘infanticide,’ to emphasize that the moral status of the individual killed is comparable with that of a fetus … rather than to that of a child. Therefore, we claim that killing a newborn could be ethically permissible in all the circumstances where abortion would be. Such circumstances include cases where the newborn has the potential to have an (at least) acceptable life, but the well-being of the family is at risk.]

    March 19, 2012

    Congresswoman: We’re Not ‘Promoting Sterilization’
    of College Girls, We’re Just Making It Free, 3/19/12

    [Rep. Schakowsky said:“You know, this attack on women’s health care
    is–I think the compromise that the president has offered and that the
    rulemaking from HHS, I think, is a good one. This is not about, you know,
    college-age girls getting sterilization when they want it–no.”

    “I mean, there may be situations where for medical reasons and
    in consultation with the doctor that sterilization procedures are
    warranted for the health of a young woman,” said Schakowsky.

    “Contraception and related procedures, contraception was declared
    one of the top 10 preventive health services of the 20th century by
    the Centers for Disease Control,” said Schakowsky, “and the reason
    for these regulations is to protect the health of women, women of all
    ages, so that they can afford to get the preventive care that they need.”]


  • Liz

    It’s a sick world.

  • American Woman

    Hippocratic Oath: Modern Version —Written in 1964 by Louis Lasagna, Academic Dean of the School of Medicine at Tufts University

    I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant:

    I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow.

    I will apply, for the benefit of the sick, all measures [that] are required, avoiding those twin traps of over-treatment and therapeutic nihilism.

    I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon’s knife or the chemist’s drug.

    I will not be ashamed to say “I know not,” nor will I fail to call in my colleagues when the skills of another are needed for a patient’s recovery.

    I will respect the privacy of my patients, for their problems are not disclosed to me that the world may know. Most especially must I tread with care in matters of life and death. If it is given me to save a life, all thanks. But it may also be within my power to take a life; this awesome responsibility must be faced with great humbleness and awareness of my own frailty. Above all, I must not play at God.

    I will remember that I do not treat a fever chart, a cancerous growth, but a sick human being, whose illness may affect the person’s family and economic stability. My responsibility includes these related problems, if I am to care adequately for the sick.

    I will prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention is preferable to cure.

    I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings, those sound of mind and body as well as the infirm.

    If I do not violate this oath, may I enjoy life and art, respected while I live and remembered with affection thereafter. May I always act so as to preserve the finest traditions of my calling and may I long experience the joy of healing those who seek my help.

  • bg


    ObamaCare T4 Hitler and a bit more..


  • Highlander

    We put dogs down with more humane methods than that ….

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  • Summer Love

    My mother had a severe stroke & did not want to live.. She was able to eat only very smal amounts of jelly. Whilst in the hospital she did have a saline drip.

    After about 2 weeks of this she made it known she did not want to do rehab . So she went to a Catholic Hospice where they do not use any intravenous interventions . Again they tried gels but the amounts taken wre getting smaller & smaller. After 10 days she died peacefully. She was fully aware of things & she was in no way uncomfortable. She had minimal morphine by mouth.

    Every body will die. We held her hand & it was all fine.

    Death is natural.

  • Summer Love

    To American Woman .

    No doctor has a right to prevent a natural & timely death.

    To others – force feeding via tubes is very painful . Adults & children & babies who are dying do not need to be hooked up to machines. !0 days is a long time but what is the alternative ? Kill them off sooner or prolong their misery ?

    Anyhow each to their own & remember many British are home born & like to die at home .

  • Summer Love

    On the other hand my sister in law after a long experience with breast cancer was told maybe weeks to live because of rapidly advancing brain lesions. They offered Whole Brain Radiation which she decided to try.

    It was horrendous experience for all & she lived 22 days -maybe no more than she may have without it. I am more traumatised by that that cruel hoax than the more gentle way of my mum . These were only a few months apart so my thoughts are clear.

  • bear

    I noted the irony of the “un-named” doctor in the story who, when writing of the decision(s) the parents made, referred to the “precious baby” they were killing.

    Clearly, my dictionary needs to be updated as to the new meaning of precious.

  • Evil Otto

    Kill them off sooner or prolong their misery ?

    Yes. Have the courage of your convictions and use a bullet, rather than prolonging suffering. If you believe that “death is natural” (and not something to be avoided), then make it quick.

    Someone who starves an animal to death is thrown in jail.

  • Granny

    Don’t kid yourself. This happens in American hospitals too. It was quite common in Illinois when Barack Obama was a state Senator there . . . . at least when it came to infants who survived abortion. Four times Obama stopped the introduction or passage of a bill that would have mandated that those children receive medical care rather than being put into a closet to die.

  • JenBee

    #10 November Highlander… YEP.

    I’m a respiratory therapist, and I’ve seen alot of suffering before death, and I’m torn on the whole euthanasia thing. I am the one who carries out the doctor’s order to ‘unplug’ a patient from life support (the ventilator) when the family wants it. I’ve seen first hand the palliative care nurse practitioner administer lethal doses of morphine to someone while we’re waiting for them to stop breathing. And I’ve also seen the slow, painful death of a patient who has had their feeding tube withdrawn so their life will end. But in almost all of these cases, the patient has either signed a living will stating their end-of-life wishes or let a family member know their end-of-life wishes. With a baby, I think it’s different. I think we have a responsibility to save their life, because they are so innocent and precious. However, I hesitate to judge someone who has a baby who has a terminal illness or disease… I wouldn’t want ANYONE I love to suffer needlessly. This is such an awful position to be in, such a horrible choice to make. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy…

  • Summer Love

    Evil Otto – I have not had to judge whether a baby’s congenial deformities are so severe as to discourage interventions – but they do have parents. I have known people who have let such babies die a natural death.

    However the 2 examples I gave are real people who could not live any longer -one because they could not eat /drink & the other because breast cancer had spread to the brain & it was shutting down .

    When the body can no longer support life – death comes.

    Of course people with healthy bodies who are dying -eg aneurisms /accidents are often organ donors. Life is artificially prolonged to enable organ harvest. Sombody has to make the decision & control the timing. Then they die.

    As for an anmal – dogs will curl up & lie down to die. They will not ccept food or water for days either. We are not allowed to euthanize people but you are right we do not like dogs to suffer.

    Your remedy is???