abortion

Women should have right to reject pregnancy, experts say
Women should have right to reject pregnancy, experts say (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Laws should not force women to risk death and injury by having a baby, according to a Queensland University of Technology legal academic who has says abortion can be decriminalised without society and governments making a moral judgement. Dr Andrew ... Read More »

Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens
Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After reviewing decades of published studies, a team of paediatric, adolescent and women’s health experts concludes that regulatory, behavioural and scientific evidence supports switching oral contraceptives from prescription-only status to over-the-counter (OTC) availability. Moreover, the experts say, the evidence also ... Read More »

Prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services
Prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The prevalence of domestic violence amongst women requesting a termination of pregnancy (TOP) is six times higher than amongst those in antenatal clinics, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This comparative ... Read More »

Teen girls, birth control and parents’ opinions
Teen girls, birth control and parents’ opinions (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF). The most effective contraceptive methods, the implant – a matchstick-sized ... Read More »

Patterns in ectopic pregnancy
Patterns in ectopic pregnancy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women whose first pregnancy is ectopic are likely to have fewer children in the following 20-30 years than women whose first pregnancy ends in a delivery, miscarriage or abortion, according to results from a study of nearly 3,000 women in ... Read More »

Abortion rates plummet with free birth control
Abortion rates plummet with free birth control (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62 percent to 78 percent over the national rate, a new study shows. The research, by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine ... Read More »

Men’s views of abortion
Men’s views of abortion (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of unmarried men living with female partners found that most would prefer to have input on decisions about terminating an unexpected pregnancy, and most men said their own views would depend more on personal circumstances than any religious ... Read More »

Becoming a dad – Just relax and let the magic happen – Rodney’s 1st trimester experience
Becoming a dad – Just relax and let the magic happen – Rodney’s 1st trimester experience (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Quite the opposite of an unexpected pregnancy, Rodney and his wife spent some time trying before they conceived. Never too worried about the situation, Rodney attributes the extra time needed to stress and other lifestyle factors but once he and ... Read More »

Becoming a dad – Crash course in baby making 101 – Gaz’s 1st trimester experience
Becoming a dad – Crash course in baby making 101 – Gaz’s 1st trimester experience (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When Gaz decided he wanted to make some drastic changes in his life, he was thinking more about his career or study and definitely not baby. But that is exactly what happened to this young man. In the same week ... Read More »

Becoming a dad – An unexpected announcement leaves Tim in shock – Tim’s 1st trimester experience
Becoming a dad – An unexpected announcement leaves Tim in shock – Tim’s 1st trimester experience (4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

Everything in Tim’s life seemed to be going along swimmingly and the last thing he expected to hear from his wife was that they were about to become parents. Blind-sided by this announcement, Tim found himself piecing together his fractured ... Read More »

 
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