Huge 2011 study: Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995-2009

This review by Dr. Priscilla K. Coleman (found in The British Journal of Psychiatry (2011)199, 180–186. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.077230) offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental health risks associated with abortion available in the world literature. Calling into question the conclusions from traditional reviews, the results revealed a moderate to highly increased risk of mental health [...]

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2011 Chinese study on Mifeprex and subsequent preterm birth

AAPLOG comments on the huge 2011 paper from China by Liao et al, “Repeated medical abortions and the risk of preterm birth in the subsequent pregnancy,” Arch Gynecol Obstet (2011) 284:579–586: This study reported on more than 18,000 women in seven hospitals, over 4 years- comparing over 7,000 women who had had abortions, with over [...]

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2009 and 2010 Four More Studies Show the Association.

SUMMARIES OF 4 STUDIES FROM 2009 AND 2010 CONFIRMING THE ASSOCIATION OF INDUCED ABORTION AND SUBSEQUENT PRETERM BIRTH, AND ONE STUDY SHOWING DEPRESSION ASSOCIATED WITH PRETERM BIRTH. With regard to abortion and preterm birth , 2010 remained a busy year for abortion and preterm birth studies. There were 7 informative studies on preterm birth and [...]

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2010 Iams Review

The 2010 Iams Review: Care for Women with Prior PreTerm Birth 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 [...]

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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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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).

By | July 4th, 2010|News|Comments Off on ICMDA Convention in Uruguay: Complications of Abortion.

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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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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