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eBook Termination of pregnancy in South Australia 1970-1977: A report based on computer analysis of information contained in the certicates of medical termination of pregnancy ePub

by Barbara Godfrey

  • ISBN: 0909688893
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  • Author: Barbara Godfrey
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide (1980)
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The Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996 (Act No. 92 of 1996) is the law governing abortion in South Africa.

The Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996 (Act No. It allows abortion on demand up to the twelfth week of pregnancy, under broadly specified circumstances from the thirteenth to the twentieth week, and only for serious medical reasons after the twentieth week. The Act has been described by the Guttmacher Institute as "one of the most liberal abortion laws in the world".

In the canton of Vaud, however, pregnancy termination has been monitored for over ten years. The annual incidence (1. per 1000 residents in 2002) is one of the lowest recorded worldwide, but considerable variations are observed depending on age and on nationality; the incidence for non-Swiss nationals being three times higher than for Swiss nationals

Termination of pregnancy .

Termination of pregnancy. Article in Obstetrics Gynaecology & Reproductive Medicine 20(7):212-218 · July 2010 with 7 Reads. How we measure 'reads'. Women’s opinions on the home management of early medical abortion in the UK. Article.

Termination of pregnancy patterns from a hospital based regional termination service have . There are implications for policy, strategic plans and health promotion activities in the southern region of Adelaide.

Termination of pregnancy patterns from a hospital based regional termination service have changed over the past ten years in this study population.

Is medical termination of pregnancy safe in the presence of a uterine .

The risk of adverse outcome, . uterine rupture, was high in class 2 uterine anomalies, whereas the risks in classes 3–6 were negligible. In two of these case reports, termination of pregnancy with misoprostol resulted in uterine rupture of the non-communicating rudimentary horn. Chao et al. report the case of an incomplete medical abortion in a twin pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus.

Termination of Pregnancy/Abortion. Australia How To. Moving Abortions are considered lawful in New South Wales if the pregnancy puts the mental or physical health of the mother at risk

Termination of Pregnancy/Abortion. Moving. Information on who to contact and how to proceed in the event of an unwanted pregnancy. Abortion and the Law. In Australia the law surrounding abortion is defined by each state. Abortions are considered lawful in New South Wales if the pregnancy puts the mental or physical health of the mother at risk. Any of a woman's life circumstances, not just medical aspects, can be used to justify the need for an abortion.

Late termination of pregnancy is more controversial than abortion in general because it results in the death of a. .Australia: As of 2015, South Australia is the only Australian state or territory to keep reliable abortion statistics

Late termination of pregnancy is more controversial than abortion in general because it results in the death of a fetus that is more developed and sometimes able to survive independently. Given the complex, gradual nature of human fetal development, the definition of "late" in this context is not precise, and different medical publications have discussed the varying gestational age points that can be involved. Australia: As of 2015, South Australia is the only Australian state or territory to keep reliable abortion statistics. During 2012, 92% of abortions were performed before 14 weeks' gestation, 6% between 14–20 weeks, and 2% (n 96) at a later stage.

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act of India clearly states the conditions under which a pregnancy can be ended or aborted, the persons who are qualified to conduct the abortion and the place of implementation. Some of these qualifications are as follows: Women whose physical and/or mental health were endangered by the pregnancy. Women facing the birth of a potentially handicapped or malformed child. Pregnancies in unmarried girls under the age of eighteen with the consent of a guardian. Pregnancies in "lunatics" with the consent of a guardian.

Official abortion statistics for South Australia for the years 1977–81 were examined and compared with those for 1970–76 reported earlier. The period 1970–81 represents the first 12 years' experience of legalized abortion in South Australia

Official abortion statistics for South Australia for the years 1977–81 were examined and compared with those for 1970–76 reported earlier. The period 1970–81 represents the first 12 years' experience of legalized abortion in South Australia. A consistent increase in the incidence of abortion was noted, both in absolute numbers and in proportion to the number of live births. South Australia continued to experience lower fertility than other Australian states, although this would have been higher than in other states had it not been for the legalization of abortion.

After surgical termination of pregnancy, an increased risk of hemorrhage was seen in the age groups of 20 24, 25 29.DISCUSSION In the present study, we found that the two methods of pregnancy termination (medical and surgical) are generally safe

After surgical termination of pregnancy, an increased risk of hemorrhage was seen in the age groups of 20 24, 25 29, 30 34, and years when compared with women younger than 20 years. A rural type of residence was associated with a decreased risk of hemorrhage. DISCUSSION In the present study, we found that the two methods of pregnancy termination (medical and surgical) are generally safe. However, the incidence of the two most common adverse events (hemorrhage and incomplete abortion) were notably higher among women undergoing medical abortion, whereas complications requiring surgical treatment, although rare, were more common after surgical abortion.