24-Week Old Fetuses Cannot Feel Pain


20-week old fetus. Nerve connections in the brain are not sufficiently formed to allow pain perception until after 24-weeks

Fetuses aged 24 weeks or less do not have the brain connections to feel pain, according to a working party report published this week by the UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


Continue reading… “24-Week Old Fetuses Cannot Feel Pain”