Monthly archive: July 2013
30 July 2013Clinical Update: Methods of termination for fetal anomaly
By Dr Richard Lyus, treatment doctor, British Pregnancy Advisory Service.
29 July 2013Abortion: A medical or moral choice?
Watch a film of this stimulating panel debate, from the Battle of Ideas.
25 July 2013Diagnoses and Dilemmas
A conference organised by Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) and British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) to discuss current issues in antenatal testing and its consequences.
18 July 2013UK: Bruce Inquiry publishes report
The report of the ‘Parliamentary Inquiry into Abortion on the Grounds of Fetal Disabillity’, chaired by the Conservative backbench MP Fiona Bruce, shows much prejudice, and strikingly little compassion.
16 July 2013USA: Mifepristone-misoprostol dosing interval and effect on induction abortion times
The objective of this systematic review was to examine the effect of the interval between mifepristone and misoprostol administration on induction time (first misoprostol dose to abortion), total procedure time (mifepristone administration to abortion), and safety and efficacy in second-trimester induction abortion (13-24 weeks). From Obstetrics and Gynecology.
15 July 2013USA: Abortion ban passed in Texas
Texas legislators have passed a contentious bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
13 July 2013Ireland: Abortion legalised in limited circumstances
Lawmakers in the Republic of Ireland have voted to legalise abortion under certain conditions for the first time.
11 July 2013July digest: National abortion statistics - commentary and analysis
This month's top stories on Reproductive Review.
11 July 2013Early abortions, ‘repeat’ abortions, and terminations for fetal anomaly
Jennie Bristow analyses three issues of note in the 2012 national abortion statistics.
11 July 2013UK: Abortion Statistics 2012
The Department of Health's annual statistics have been released, showing a fall of 2.5% in the number of abortions.