Pregnant woman commits suicide after being denied a cesarean section
A Chinese woman who was 41 weeks pregnant committed suicide after her family refused to let her have a cesarean section birth, according to the South China Morning Post. The 26-year-old woman, identified only by the surname Ma, was admitted to the maternity ward of Yulin No. 1 Hospital in Shaanxi Province, Northern China, last Wednesday. According to China Business News, doctors who examined Ma told her that her unborn child had an unusually large head.