Preview – Horizon: Spina Bifida and Me

Ruth Madeley
Picture Shows: Ruth Madeley Houses of Parliament. Image Credit: BBC/Amy Hewer.

The actress Ruth Madeley examines treatments in spina bifida, a disorder that she herself suffers from.

Currently, 80% of parents who discover during pregnancy that their child has the condition choose to terminate. Now, surgery on babies can be down while they are still in the womb which could change the lives of all of those affected.

Horizon is on BBC Two at 21.00.