ABORTION IS NOT SAFER THAN CHILDBIRTH!

A new systematic review by Dr. Byron Calhoun entitled "The maternal mortality myth in the context of legalized abortion" is found in the 17 July 13 Linacre Quarterly. The prominent “Original Research” article “The Comparative Safety of Legal Induced Abortion and Childbirth in the United States”, by Raymond and Grimes in the Feb, 2012, journal [...]

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Abortion and subsequent maternal death rates: Second of 2 new studies from Denmark

http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/09/05/eurpub.cks107.abstract http://afterabortion.org/2012/multiple-abortions-increase-risk-of-maternal-death-new-study/ Coleman PK, Reardon DC, Calhoun BC. Reproductive history patterns and long-term mortality rates: a Danish, population-based record linkage study Eur J Public Health, first published online September 5, 2012 Dr. Coleman’s summary See more info at: http://www.wecareexperts.org/content/second-study-using-danish-population-data-led-wecare-director-published-european-journal-pub The general purpose of this more extensive study was to explore the effects of particular patterns [...]

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Abortion and subsequent maternal death rates: First new study from Denmark

Reardon DC, Coleman PK. Short and long term mortality rates associated with first pregnancy outcome: Population register based study for Denmark 1980-2004. Med Sci Monit 2012;18(9):PH 71 – 76. Dr. Coleman’s summary The objectives of the study were to examine mortality rates associated with first pregnancy outcome and to explore differences in mortality rates associated [...]

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Guttmacher challenges, Koch replies

Dear ProLife Colleague, Maternal death in pregnancy and childbirth is a horrible and often preventable tragedy. It is epidemic in third world countries, sometimes 100 times the rate found in more medically advanced nations. Decreasing maternal mortality is high priority goal of the United Nations, and rightly so. Unfortunately, it has become a mantra of [...]

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Women’s Education Level, Maternal Health Facilities, Abortion Legislation and Maternal Deaths: a Natural Experiment in Chile from 1957 to 2007

Executive Summary: Koch et al. article PLoS ONE 2012, May 4 Available in http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036613 A thorough analysis of over 50 years of excellent maternal mortality data from the nation of Chile has revealed that the most important factor in reducing maternal mortality is the educational level of women. Educating women enhances a woman’s ability to [...]

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Induced abortion and natural cause maternal death

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PROLIFE OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS ABORTION AND NATURAL CAUSE MORTALITY This discussion of “Abortion Complications” will deal with “natural cause” mortality, which includes mainly death from cancer, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, and HIV aids. “Natural cause mortality” is to be distinguished from other mortality “complications” noted on this website section, namely suicide, accidents, and homicide. Two studies [...]

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Induced abortion and maternal homicide

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PROLIFE OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS ABORTION AND HOMICIDE The 2004 study by Gissler (Gissler, M, et.al., (1997) “Pregnancy associated deaths in Finland 1987-1994, Acta Obsetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 76:651-657) indicates that the pregnancy associated homicide rate for women having an induced abortion is significantly higher than for women who deliver their pregnancy. Pregnancy-associated homicide, some of which is abortion-related, [...]

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Introduction to induced abortion and maternal mortality

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PROLIFE OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS ABORTION ASSOCIATED MATERNAL DEATH Worldwide, maternal mortality is an extremely urgent concern to the health systems and governments of most, if not all, countries. It is universally tragic to all involved to separate a mother from her baby and her family by unexpected death. Most countries, especially those with more developed [...]

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Induced abortion and maternal suicide

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PROLIFE OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS ABORTION AND SUICIDE SUICIDE ATTEMPTS ASSOCIATED WITH INDUCED ABORTION References: Garfinkle, B., et. al., “Stress, Depression, and Suicide: A study of Adolescents in Minnesota” (Minneapolis: Univ Minnesota Extension Service, 1986): Teens are generally at a higher risk for both suicide and abortion. In a survey of teenaged girls, researchers at U. [...]

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