Maternal Mortality in Ireland

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 [...]

By | November 20th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Maternal Mortality in Ireland

Koch Chilean Study: Decreased Maternal Mortality Linked to Women's Education

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 [...]

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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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Safe Passages: Pro-Life Response to the Tragedy of Maternal Deaths George Mulcaire-Jones, M.D. and Robert Scanlon, M.D.

Full Article (pdf 74KB) Dr. Mulcaire-Jones is president of Maternal Life International (MLI), starting its twelfth year as a global, non-profit AIDS avoidance and family health services organization based in Butte, Montana. He prac- tices family medicine and obstetrics in Butte. He may be contacted at gmuljones@gmail.com. Dr. Scanlon is MLI’s director of medical programs. [...]

By | June 28th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Safe Passages: Pro-Life Response to the Tragedy of Maternal Deaths George Mulcaire-Jones, M.D. and Robert Scanlon, M.D.

AAPLOG at UN

AAPLOG President, Donna Harrison, spoke Wednesday Sept 15 at a member briefing of the United Nations on the subject of maternal mortality. Also presenting were Dr. Elard Koch, Dr. Obilumani Ideh, and Dr. Robert Walley. The topic was a rational approach to decreasing maternal mortality worldwide. Dr. Harrison spoke about the recent Lancet study by [...]

By | September 15th, 2010|News|Comments Off on AAPLOG at UN

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…

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 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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