The judge said Catt could have been charged with destruction of a child.
'What you did was end the life of a child that was capable of being born alive by inducing birth or miscarriage,' he said. 'What you have done is rob an apparently healthy child, vulnerable and defenceless, of the life which he was about to commence.'
The judge said Catt would have been charged with murder if the baby had been born a few days later and she had then killed him.
'The child in the womb was so near to birth, in my judgment all right-thinking people would think this offence more serious than unintentional manslaughter,' he said.
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