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Verina Wild
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
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Despite the attempts to promote the inclusion of pregnant women in clinical research, this group is still widely excluded and thus hindered in benefiting from medical progress (Lyerly, Little, and Faden 2009). There are two interconnected reasons why pregnant women continue to be excluded from clinical trials. First, the traditional background assumptions associated with pregnancy, pregnant women, and the fetus still involve a harmful separation of woman and fetus that in some cases leads to an unbalanced prioritization of fetal needs. The second reason is that pregnant women are included in the category of "vulnerable groups." It is therefore essential to examine and reassess the general understanding of ..
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