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Monthly archive: May 2009

30 May 2009

Sweden: Ascertainment and incidence of spina bifida and cleft lip/palate

From Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.

29 May 2009

Anti-abortion group in statistics fight

The ProLife Alliance is continuing its battle for the publication of more details about abortions for fetal abnormality.

29 May 2009

Prenatal screening: What do women need to know, and why?

Jennie Bristow reports on the launch of the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme.

21 May 2009

New abortion statistics published for England and Wales

The 2008 statistics, published by the Department of Health, show a small fall in the abortion rate and the total number of abortions compared with 2007.

21 May 2009

Comment: Abortion rates - it’s not the economy, stupid

Some thought the new abortion stats for England and Wales, released today, would show a link between the recession and rising abortion rates. They were wrong. By Jennie Bristow.

20 May 2009

‘Shock’ video aims to reduce teenage pregnancy

An NHS trust has defended its decision to release a web video of a schoolgirl giving birth.

20 May 2009

China: Prolonged uterine bleeding after a medical abortion

From Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.

20 May 2009

Denmark: Induced abortions in cancer survivors

From the Journal of the National Cancer Institute..