Man Wants Pregnant Wife Taken Off Life Support

Erick Munoz says his wife is being kept alive at a Texas hospital against her wishes.
3:00 | 12/20/13

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Tough decisions a Texas hospital keeping a pregnant woman on life support against her husband's wishes. A very harsh reality for Eric Munoz. In late November he found his wife unconscious from what doctors suspect with a pulmonary embolism it left her brain dead and she's now on life support. Something the couple discussed and agreed they never want it. After a family member died four years ago. We talked about it we -- both paramedics we've seen things on the field and you know we we both knew that we didn't want to be. Homeless. -- wants to fulfill her quest and remove the machine but doctors won't let him. Because in Texas it's a legal in the patient is pregnant even if it's against the mother's wishes. Right now she's eighteen weeks along and -- -- worries his unborn child may have been injured in the -- from loss of oxygen. Doctors aren't -- win the fetus will be removed but may plan on taking it to full term.

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