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Unwanted pregnancy; the medical and ethical implications

by Robert Bluford

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pregnancy, Unwanted.,
  • Abortion.,
  • Abortion, Induced.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert Bluford, Jr., and Robert E. Petres.
    ContributionsPetres, Robert E., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG734 .B63 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5297816M
    ISBN 100060608005
    LC Control Number72078064

      In countries where abortion is legal, a woman with an unwanted pregnancy faces a choice between undergoing a medical or surgical procedure to end the pregnancy, or undergoing huge and difficult changes in her life for which she is emotionally, socially, and financially unprepared (these changes include continuing with the pregnancy and either.   The papers included in this supplement were first given at a meeting, The New Ethics of Abortion, organised by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) in Senate House at the University of London on 21 February The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is primarily a provider of abortion services. Each year, the organisation provides alm Cited by: 4.

    Abortion is a very controversial issue regarding law and ethics. Abortion is termination of a pregnancy which is done by removing the foetus from the uterus of the pregnant woman and therefore kills the foetus. The total number of abortions in was , which showed a rise of % since where it was ,   Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in today's world. People tend to turn to the law when trying to decide what is the best possible solution to an unwanted pregnancy. Here the author's views on abortion are discussed from a lawyer's and a woman's point of view. By taking into consideration the rights of the fetus an “antagonistic relationship” Cited by:

    Assisted reproduction can raise complicated ethical challenges for the individuals involved, health care professionals, and the greater society. Infertility treatments today create new definitions of parents and children and require a rethinking of the conventional notions of family. For families facing infertility, decisions about family building become complex. One ethical dilemma . Three moral principles provide an ethical basis for the management of unwanted pregnancy. The principle of liberty guarantees a right to freedom of action; the utilitarian principle defines moral rightness by the greatest good for the greatest number; and justice requires that everyone have equitable access to necessary goods and by: 7.


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New York, Harper & Row []. Accordingly, the occurrence of abortion can be seen as one of the primary consequences of unintended pregnancy. Voluntary interruption of pregnancy is an ancient and enduring intervention that occurs globally whether it is legal or not.

The legalization of abortion Unwanted pregnancy; the medical and ethical implications book all of the United States, accomplished through the Supreme Court ruling Roe vCited by:   The risk factors associated with unintended pregnancy include unwanted pregnancy in adolescents, inadequate family planning services, low socio economic status, lack of or improper use of family planning methods and unawareness of it.

Unwanted pregnancy rate among low-income American teens is reported to be about 60%.Cited by: The decision to terminate a pregnancy continues to be a controversial topic in the 21st century and runs the gamut of ethical, medical, legal and faith-based arguments.

There is no shortage of website content to support that there is a sustainable interest in the subject matter, which Lives Interrupted: The Unwanted Pregnancy Dilemma will : Jeanne G.

Miller. Medical Ethics and Unwanted Children even for contraception, and continue with attempts to use the fear of pregnancy as a sexual deterrent. To compound matters, one-third of all the hospitals in the nation are Catholic and refuse to allow abortions or postpartum sterilizations except in the most extreme cases.

More than a billion drug prescriptions are written every year, there is unlimited self-administration of "over-the-counter" drugs, and approximately new pharmaceutical products are introduced annually (Briggs et al.,cited in Elias & Annas,p.

Unintended pregnancy refers to unwanted, unplanned, or mistimed pregnancies. One-half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended, and family physicians are often asked to provide Cited by: 6. The feature that distinguishes the care of the pregnant from the non-pregnant woman, in any legal or ethical calculation, is the presence of two living entities rather than one.

The degree to which these entities are holders of moral value is the source of continued debate. In a pluralist society the law is unable to set a standard of behaviour which will satisfy every philosophical Author: Martin Lupton.

• Abortion is one of the safest medical procedures, with minimal—less than %—risk of major complications that might not need hospital care. • Abortions performed in the first trimester pose virtually no long-term risk of such problems as infertility, ectopic pregnancy, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) or birth defect, and little.

An unintentional pregnancy is usually the outcome of vaginal sexual activity without the aid of contraceptive measure. Unintended pregnancies can also be a result of unwanted, forced sex and the heinous of all crimes-‘rape’. Unwanted pregnancies are recognized as the chief causes of induced abortions.

As the Chapter 2 discussed, about half of all unintended pregnancies end in abortion. Accordingly, the occurrence of abortion can be seen as one of the primary consequences of unintended pregnancy. Voluntary interruption of pregnancy is an ancient and enduring intervention that occurs globally whether it is legal or not.

A teen pregnancy is a life crisis, and the ethical response to another human being’s life crisis is compassion, kindness, and support. A culture, however, needs to make choices. If unmarried teen pregnancies are a sufficient social problem to cause alarm when they begin to rise in frequency, then they are obviously not good.

Unintended pregnancy is a pregnancy that is either mistimed (occurred earlier than desired) or unwanted (occurred when no children or no more children were desired) at the time of by:   When parents choose to terminate a pregnancy because of severe medical conditions in the baby, the medical procedure is technically a second-trimester abortion or a "late-term" abortion—and it is technically elective because parents can choose whether to let nature take its course or to end the pregnancy.

As opposed to most elective terminations, Author: Krissi Danielsson. The decision to terminate a pregnancy continues to be a controversial topic in the 21st century and runs the gamut of ethical, medical, legal and faith-based arguments.

There is no shortage of website content to support that there is a sustainable interest in the subject matter, which Lives, Interrupted: The Unwanted Pregnancy Dilemma will : Jeanne G.

Miller. Furthermore, unplanned pregnancy is a complex and heterogeneous concept, encompassing both mistimed and unwanted pregnancies. 20 It is further complicated as retrospective reports of whether a pregnancy was unplanned or unwanted may be influenced by the outcome of the pregnancy and the presence of the infant.

23 Therefore, recall bias is a potential concern. Additionally, information was not available on the age of the woman when she had a reported unplanned by: If abortion is against the personal moral, ethical, and religious values of the nurse, the nurse has right to refuse to participate in a voluntary termination of pregnancy, except in an emergency situation, where the patient's needs do not allow for substitution and should not be ubjected to coercion, censure or discipline for reasons of such.

Listopia > Unplanned Pregnancy Book Lists. Unexpected Pregnancies and Single Moms. books — voters Surprise. You're a daddy. books — voters One Night Stand with Unplanned Pregnancy and Love. books — voters Contemporary Romances with Unplanned Pregnancies. Published studies on cocaine-exposed children suggest a pattern of small deficits in intelligence and moderate deficits in language [91].

Further, cocaine-exposed children at 6 years show deficits in academic skills including poor sustained attention, more disorganization, and less abstract thinking [].Cited by:   Working as an OB/GYN consultant for more than two decades, has meant that I have met with all sorts of women, from different walks of life, for whom their pregnancies meant different things.

I haveAuthor: Dr. Shane Higgins. Yet Diclegis (the newly approved NVP drug) is an exception to the rule: few drugs have been approved by the FDA for use in pregnancy (2 from to ) [2]—and all for gestation or birth related issues.

Any medicine taken to treat a nonobstetric illness during pregnancy is used without adequate data about its safety or effective by: 5.programs to prevent teen pregnancy, it is important to consider the rights of parents and adolescents in addition to the values that underlie them.

Therefore, this thesis analyzes policy pertaining to sex education in the United States and proposes a new set of ethical and effective policy guidelines to reduce teen pregnancy.The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing (Routledge Annals of Bioethics Book 16) - Kindle edition by Watt, Helen.

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