MONTERREY, Mexico, Sept 9 (Reuters) – When a nurse arrived at Martha Mendez’s bedside in a Mexican medical center carrying a fetus and advised the teenager to question it for forgiveness, Mendez resigned herself to the jail sentence she assumed would inevitably follow.

It was March 2015, and hours previously Mendez experienced arrived at the public medical center in the southern condition of Veracruz struggling from pain and tummy cramps.

She stated she was unaware she was pregnant and that the treatment she’d been approved months earlier, following staying misdiagnosed with gastritis, could hurt her being pregnant.

Just after she

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