OSU MFM Professor Acknowledges Induced Abortion-Preterm Birth Associaton

Jay D. Iams, MD; Vincenzo Berghells, MD. Care for women with prior preterm birth. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. August 2010;203(3):89-100 This is an extremely informative article on preterm birth, an issue that complicates I in 8 pregnancies in the U.S.A. Because of associated morbidity and expense, preterm birth is of intense interest to [...]

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Maternal mortality, abortion access, misinformation, funding tyranny, and cultural imperialism…

The MDG 5 goals to decrease maternal mortality are being manipulated by international proabortion agencies to promote worldwide legalization of abortion. Funding for "reproductive health services" in various countries who do not want legalized abortion is being tied to compliance with the proabortion agenda.  This is cultural imperialism at it's worst.  We urge you to [...]

By | July 7th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Maternal mortality, abortion access, misinformation, funding tyranny, and cultural imperialism…

ICMDA Convention in Uruguay: Complications of Abortion.

At the July 2010 International CMDA Convention in Uruguay, AAPLOG presents Complications of Induced Abortion. Download the PowerPoint file (7.6MB). Download the PDF file (38.7MB).

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AAPLOG testimony on Ulipristal at the FDA hearing

Prepared Remarks of Dr. Donna Harrison President, American Association of Pro Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists Presented to FDA’s Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs Regarding Ulipristal Acetate (“ulipristal”) Tablets (NDA 22-474) June 17, 2010 Good Afternoon. I am Dr. Donna Harrison, board-certified OBGYN. On behalf of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists I [...]

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INDUCED ABORTION AND THE RISK OF SUBSEQUENT PREMATURE BIRTH: General comments reflecting the current literature

Preterm Birth has become a very significant and extremely expensive medical reality in the United States (and other countries as well). Premature birth (birth before 37 weeks) has increased 27% since 1981. In 2007 the premature (preterm, or PTB) rate in America was 12.6% of all live births (and over 17% of all African-American births). [...]

By | May 16th, 2010|Induced Abortion and Pre-Term Birth, News|Comments Off on INDUCED ABORTION AND THE RISK OF SUBSEQUENT PREMATURE BIRTH: General comments reflecting the current literature

Psychology of abortion studies, 2002-2008, a bibliography

Psychology of Abortion Studies 2002-2008

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Maternal Mortality

The Canadian Parliament is in an intense debate about allocation of resources to help alleviate maternal mortality in resource-poor areas of the world. The usual pro-abortion forces are demanding that the money be diverted to providing abortion services, despite the proven efficacy of adequate prenatal care, skilled birth attendants, adequate delivery facilities, antibiotics, and oxytocin, [...]

By | April 26th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Maternal Mortality

Induced abortion and subsequent placenta previa

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PROLIFE OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS INDUCED ABORTION AND SUBSEQUENT PLACENTA PREVIA Placenta Previa is a condition is which the placenta has implanted abnormally low in the uterine cavity. In “partial placenta previa,” a segment of the placenta partially covers the opening to the cervical canal. In “complete placenta previa,”the placenta completely covers the opening to the [...]

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Induced abortion and adolescence studies, a bibliography

Adolescents were significantly more likely to be dissatisfied with their choice of abortion than adult women. Adolescents are more likely to feel pressured to abort, report being misinformed in the preabortion counseling, to report greater severity of psychological stress postabortion, and are more likely to have second-trimester abortions which carry greater postabortion psychological risks. Full [...]

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Complete bibliography on Abortion and Mental Health

Publications concerning Women and Abortion Allanson, S., & Astbury, J. (2001). Attachment style and broken attachments: Violence, pregnancy, and abortion. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53, 146-151. Amaro H., Zuckerman B, & Cabral H. (1989). Drug use among adolescent mothers: profile of risk. Pediatrics, 84, 144-151. Barnett, W., Freudenberg, N., & Wille, R. (1992). Partnership after induced abortion: [...]

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