Monthly archive: April 2011
25 April 2011Event: Developments and obstacles in abortion services
Jennie Bristow reports on a recent conference at London's Royal Society of Medicine.
25 April 2011UK: Government loses case over late abortion data
The Department of Health has lost a court battle to keep from publishing some details on statistics for abortions carried out on grounds of fetal anomaly.
25 April 2011Commentary: ‘Babies are not the only children worth adopting’
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Max Pemberton takes issue with Nadine Dorries MP's 'bizarre claim' that adoption is 'fading out' because of abortion.
22 April 2011Finland: Attendance at post-abortal follow-up visits
From Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.
20 April 2011UK: Doctors criticise failure to treat morning sickness
Doctors are failing to treat morning sickness because of the legacy of the thalidomide disaster, The Independent reports.
18 April 2011Commentary: ‘Beware the anti-abortionists’ tiny steps towards reform’
Writing in the Guardian, Libby Brooks argues that the combination of US-style activism and big society localism poses a real threat to a woman's right to choose.
6 April 2011UK: Preconception genetic tests to be recommended
The Human Genetic Commission is to call for the wider availability of genetic 'preconception' tests.
6 April 2011UK: TV wildlife presenter calls for family size limitation
Chris Packham, the presenter of Autumnwatch and Springwatch, has called for parents to have fewer children - saying smaller families should be rewarded with tax breaks.
4 April 2011Commentary: Attack on abortion is an insult to women
In an incisive column in the Herald (Scotland), Anne Johnstone writes: 'Tory MP Nadine Dorries is touchy about being described as pro-life but she sure ain’t pro choice'.