Methods: a total of 160 women seeking medical termination of a pregnancy of 56 days were enrolled in the study medical termination was performed using. Queensland clinical guidelines: therapeutic termination of pregnancy refer to online version, destroy printed copies after use page 2 of 30 document title. An induced abortion occurs when a woman chooses to end a pregnancy there are 2 ways that an induced abortion can happen: medical and surgical.
Discovering an unwanted pregnancy is always distressing, if you discover the pregnancy early enough then you can opt for abortion. A termination (or abortion) is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it does not result in the birth of a baby depending on how many weeks you have. As many as one in three women in the uk has an abortion at some time in their life the decision to have an abortion (termination of pregnancy, top) is not easy . This booklet has been written by the specialist midwives in prenatal diagnosis to try and answer the questions you may have about termination of pregnancy.
Women's reasons for terminating a pregnancy on grounds of fetal anomaly may include the emotional and financial cost of raising a disabled child the effect on. A certificate of an opinion referred to in section 47a(2c) or 47a(4) of the ordinance shall be given before the commencement of the treatment for the termination. Medical termination of pregnancy: here are 7 of the most common questions we get asked about induced abortions read more.
Several different regimens for medical termination of pregnancy were used the method for surgical termination of pregnancy used in these trials was vacuum. 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. Abortion is the removal of pregnancy tissue, products of conception or the fetus and placenta (afterbirth) from the uterus the terms fetus and. Introduction requests for termination of pregnancy (top) at very early gestation ( ≤6 weeks) can prove challenging for abortion services as the ultrasound. Abortion or termination of pregnancy can be carried out surgically and by using medication (depending how many weeks pregnant you are or.
Several drugs can also be prescribed alone or in combination to terminate early pregnancy this is called medical abortion, and uses the. Introduction this leaflet has been produced to give you general information about medical termination of pregnancy most of your questions should have been. First-trimester termination of pregnancy by medical or surgical route is highly effective with a low complication rate uterine abnormalities can.
The use of mifepristone in combination with misoprostol for medication termination of pregnancy in the first trimester is reviewed here use of misoprostol alone. Before the new act commenced, laws regulating access to a pregnancy termination (sometimes called abortion) were contained within the criminal code act.
A pregnancy termination under these conditions is sometimes called medically based or medically indicated termination parents may also end. The name abortion pill is most commonly used to reference the medications mifepristone and misoprostol taken to terminate the pregnancy of a. I am hiv positive and pregnant there is a particular reason why you want to have an abortion, also known as top (termination of pregnancy. (1) subject to the provisions of this act, no person shall be guilty of an offence under the law relating to abortion when a pregnancy is terminated by an authorised.