Indian Midwife Describes How Unwanted Female Babies are Suffocated to Death

International   |   Sarah Terzo   |   Aug 20, 2014   |   2:46PM   |   Washington, DC

Author Gita Aravamudan interviewed an Indian midwife discussing female infanticide.

sexselectionabortion9b“They stifle them with a pillow or with a cloth. Oh! It is a horrible sight. The little one will struggle under the sari like this, like this… And then it will be still. Oh! how many I have seen.… I am only paid to do a job. It is my livelihood. It is their child and their wish. I have kept all my daughters. But if they want to send theirs away…”

“send them away” = euphemism for killing their baby.

Gita Aravamudan Disappearing Daughters: the Tragedy of Female Foeticide (New Delhi, India: Penguin Books India, 2007) 12

Aravamudan mentions that she believes this  midwife may have committed infanticide herself. Note: Sarah Terzo is a pro-life liberal who runs, a web site devoted to exposing the abortion industry. She is a member of the pro-life groups PLAGAL and Secular Pro-Life.