Can A Pregnant Woman State What Type Of Care She Wants For Her Unborn Child On A Health Care Directive?

A pregnant woman can state in her health care directive what type of care she does and does not want for herself as well as her unborn child. However, if a pregnant woman does not indicate her wishes on her directive, the law will assume the woman wants all care possible to preserve the life of her unborn child.

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