From the journals
15 May 2014Denmark: Impact of ectopic pregnancy for reproductive prognosis in next generation
From Acta Obstetricia Gynecologica Scandavica.
6 May 2014UK: Access to and experience of later abortion: accounts from women in Scotland
From Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
6 May 2014Sweden: Posttraumatic stress among women after induced abortion
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of PTSD and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) before and at three and six months after induced abortion, and to describe the characteristics of the women who developed PTSD or PTSS after the abortion. From BMC Women's Health.
2 April 2014Ireland: The natural history of pregnancies with a diagnosis of trisomy 18 or trisomy 13
From BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.
8 March 2014USA: Attitudes toward over-the-counter access to OC among abortion clients
This study aimed to assess whether removing the prescription requirement for oral contraceptives may increase continuation and adoption of this effective method. From Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
24 February 2014USA: Beyond abortion: why the personhood movement implicates reproductive choice
From American Journal of Law and Medicine.
3 February 2014Israel: Fetal reduction in triplet gestations: twins still fare better
From Israel Medical Association Journal.
23 January 2014UK: Ethics of home birth questioned
The authors of a paper published in the Journal of Medical Ethics argue that the 'avoidable, foreseeable disability' that could be caused, in particular by delays in access to emergency care for new-borns, should 'weigh heavily' on parents’ decision about whether to give birth at home.
2 January 2014USA: Everything is not abortion stigma
From Women's Health Issues.
16 December 2013Australia: The medical management of missed miscarriage
The authors concluded that the medical management of missed miscarriage on an outpatient basis is safe and effective. From Medical Journal of Australia.