Hippocratic Objection to Killing Human Beings in Medical Practice

Committee Opinion 1 Professional Ethics Committee of AAPLOG Hippocratic Objection to Killing Human Beings in Medical Practice “On some positions, cowardice asks the question: Is it safe? Expediency asks the question: Is it politic? Vanity asks the question: is it popular? But conscience asks the question: Is it right? "And there comes a time when [...]

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Studies Linking Abortion to Preterm Birth, Adverse Mental Health Outcomes, and Breast Cancer

Abortion and Preterm Birth: Appendix 1 - Preterm Birth paper is a listing of all studies linking abortion to preterm birth as of 2016 Appendix 2 - listing of all studies linking abortion to the birth of very very tiny preemies "Extremely preterm birth 22-28 weeks gestation"   Abortion and Adverse Mental Health Outcomes: From [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|News, Positions & Papers|Comments Off on Studies Linking Abortion to Preterm Birth, Adverse Mental Health Outcomes, and Breast Cancer

Support for Protection of Discriminated People Groups

For Immediate Release   March 28, 2016 contact:  media@aaplog.org  202 230-0997 AAPLOG Press Release:  Support for  Protection of Discriminated People Groups The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists* (AAPLOG), representing 3000 physician members and associates across the United States, strongly supports laws banning the destruction of our patients in the womb. It is deplorable [...]

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Educational Letter regarding Dismemberment Abortion Bans

For Immediate Release: February 8, 2016 The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists exists to educate medical practitioners and policymakers about the effects of abortion on women, and to defend the lives of both the pregnant mother and her unborn child. AAPLOG is a professional society of 3000 physician members and associates, mostly obstetricians [...]

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PRESS RELEASE – Planned Parenthood Trafficking in Fetal Tissue

PRESS RELEASE July 17, 2015 Re:  Planned Parenthood Trafficking in Fetal Tissue As pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, we believe that all human beings have value and dignity and a right to life from the moment of conception through natural death. Because of this, we are opposed to abortion of any kind and at any gestational [...]

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AAPLOG Practice Bulletin No. 1 – Feb 2015

The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists is proud to share its first Practice Bulletin from February 2015. Please click the image below to download: For further comment please contact our Executive Director, Donna Harrison, M.D., by email at donna@aaplog.org or by phone at (202) 450-0411.

By | July 16th, 2015|News, Positions & Papers|Comments Off on AAPLOG Practice Bulletin No. 1 – Feb 2015

Premature Delivery is Not Induced Abortion

The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists affirms the Dublin Declaration which states: As experienced practitioners and researchers in Obstetrics and Gynecology, we affirm that direct abortion is not medically necessary to save the life of a woman. We uphold that there is a fundamental difference between abortion and necessary medical treatments that are [...]

By | December 3rd, 2013|News, Positions & Papers|Comments Off on Premature Delivery is Not Induced Abortion

IS ABORTON SAFER THAN CHILDBIRTH?

October 2012 The following comments are in response to an article in the February, 2012 journal “Obstetrics and Gynecology” which declares abortion to be safer than childbirth. A thoughtful study of our response to the journal article will give the reader balanced information with which to refute that grossly erroneous mantra. IS ABORTON SAFER THAN [...]

By | October 31st, 2012|News, Positions & Papers|Comments Off on IS ABORTON SAFER THAN CHILDBIRTH?

AAPLOG Statement On The Necessity For Ultrasound Before Elective Procedures on the Pregnant Woman

For any proposed obstetrical/gynecological procedure on a pregnant woman it is essential to know the location of the pregnancy (intrauterine or extrauterine), the estimated gestational age and whether the embryo/fetus has cardiac activity or not, and to rule out uterine anomaly. Ultrasound can most accurately provide this information (1,2). Accurate information regarding these factors facilitates [...]

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AAPLOG Statement On The Necessity For Informed Consent Before Elective Procedures on the Pregnant Woman

The acceptable standard of care for any patient undergoing a medical or surgical procedure would include obtaining her informed consent. This would include that she be informed of the risk of any potential complications of the procedure attested to in the evidence-based literature. To do less than this would be unethical. This standard is set [...]

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