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 [...]
This is an overview article (McCaffrey M: Abortion's Impact on Prematurity: Closing the knowledge gap. Family North Carolina. (Spring) 2013; 8(2): 22-27) by Dr. Martin McCaffrey. Dr. McCaffrey is a clinical professor of pediatrics at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, director of the Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina, and member of the N.C. [...]
2013 McGill University study, Feb 2013 issue of: J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2013;35(2):138–143 "The McGill article is another addition to the weight of evidence that there is a strong and alarming correlation between abortion and subsequent preterm birth. Tremendous effort is expended trying to decrease the heavy burden of preterm birth. The NIH, other federal [...]
Her name is Savita Halappanavar. Reporting in the UK Guardian at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/nov/14/ireland-abortion-law-woman-death gives us this story…. Admitting dx apparently was 17 wk gestation, with spontaneous rupture of membranes. About 3 days later, heart tones were lost, a D&E was done, and at some point along the timeline, sepsis apparently developed. We can NOT tell in [...]
A historical overview and up to date synopsis of the Abortion/Breast Cancer controversy by Joel Brind, Ph.D., (a professor of biology and endocrinology at Baruch College of the City University of New York, and is co-founder of the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute) can be accessed at http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2012/05/four-part-series-on-the-abortion-breast-cancer-link-abc-link/#more-13958 AAPLOG strongly recommends this 4 part series as [...]
INDUCED ABORTION AND SUBSEQUENT BREAST CANCER Results of 68 worldwide studies since 1957 on the association of induced abortion and subsequent development of breast cancer: 53 studies show an association, and 15 studies show no association. See specifics at http://www.bcpinstitute.org/epidemiology_studies_bcpi.htm
Papers published by bcpi from 2003 to present can be found at http://www.bcpinstitute.org/publishedpapers.htm These articles will give you a valuable perspective on the basic controversy, a perspective you will not find in writings by the usual “authorities” on this topic.
Women’s Education Level, Maternal Health Facilities, Abortion Legislation and Maternal Deaths: a Natural Experiment in Chile from 1957 to 2007 Please NOTE: The Guttmacher Institute challenges this Chilean article by Koch. Koch replies. Find the discussion at http://www.aaplog.org/get-involved/letters-to-members/guttmacher-challenges-koch-replies/ 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 [...]
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 [...]
2010 Canadian study reaffirms a wide range of mental health problems associated with induced abortion.
Canadian authors Mota, Burnett, and Sareen affiliated with the University of Manitoba published a study entitled “Associations Between Abortion, Mental Disorders, and Suicidal Behaviour in a Nationally Representative Sample” in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 55, No 4, Aprtil 2010. The study affirms results of many previous studies on abortion and mental health. The [...]