After giving birth to a Down's Syndrome baby, Judith decides she doesn't want to keep him. Obliged to register the birth she arbitrarily chooses John David as the name. A few months later she learns the baby has died.

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Judith
James Hazeldine ...
Patrick
Gwen Watford ...
Cynthia
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Anne Carroll ...
ESN mother
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Paediatrician
Pia Henderson ...
1st Nurse
Rhoda Lewis ...
2nd Social worker
Raymond Mason ...
Registrar
Marsha Millar ...
2nd Nurse
Maureen O'Brien ...
1st Social worker
Stephen Oxley ...
Priest
Pamela Ruddock ...
Midwife
Penny Smith ...
Staff nurse
Tricia Thorns ...
Hospital mother
Marcia Tucker ...
3rd Nurse
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After giving birth to a Down's Syndrome baby, Judith decides she doesn't want to keep him. Obliged to register the birth she arbitrarily chooses John David as the name. A few months later she learns the baby has died.

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23 November 1982 (UK)  »

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Based on the real-life experience of writer Paula Milne. See more »

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