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The relatively new specialty of perinatal psychiatry strives to ensure that the mother is well so that mother and baby thrive post delivery. There is a burgeoning literature on good and bad influences on a baby in utero. A healthy foetus at all stages of pregnancy gives the new life every chance of developing into a healthy well balanced person. Cardiovascular, metabolic, and psychiatric illnesses are now among the many conditions traceable back to early trimesters. There is also a growing literature and case law in some juristictions dealing with in-utero human rights and legal protections. These rights have some months ago been referred to the supreme court in Ireland specifying that the foetus not only has a right to life but also all the rights enjoyed by a person. The gagging of these rights to the not yet born is the real issue and certainly Trumps the "fertility rights of anyone."