Abortion - Chapter 1 Abortion 6:31:00 PM People often when...

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Chapter 1 - Abortion 04/09/2007 18:31:00 People often when discussing abortion overlook reasons which are valid, for which  women might have an abortion Don’t know the biological development of a human fetuses Reasons: Woman could die Health is in danger Pregnancy will produce impaired child Pregnancy is result of incest or rape Woman is unmarried and will be a social stigma Financial burden Woman/couple/family happiness will be affected Biological Development of Human Fetus Embryonic period until end of 8 th  week Brain activity noticeable as early as end of 6 th  week End of 8 th  week termed fetus Fetus is generally coined as growing entity in any stage of development Feel movement 16 th /18th week Viability at 22 nd  week Abortions is the 1 st o Dilates cervix and scrapes inner walls of uterus o Vacuum aspiration makes earlier surgery possible Abortions beyond 1 st  trimester
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PHL 304 taught by Professor Leon during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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Abortion - Chapter 1 Abortion 6:31:00 PM People often when...

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