Pregnant Woman Fights Court-Ordered Bed Rest

For three days, a pregnant Samantha Burton was confined to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital against her will, ordered by a Florida court to bed rest and any medical care necessary to sustain her troubled pregnancy. Burton was in her 25th week of pregnancy in March 2009 when she began to go into premature labor and willingly went to the hospital on the advice of her doctor. But when the 26-year-old resisted -- learning that she might have to stay months until her delivery, away from two toddlers...Full Story
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