Abortion - Procreation Abortion Abortion

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Abortion Voluntary ending of a pregnancy, is not a method of contraception. Induced expulsion of a human embryo or fetus: Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans purposely limited population size  using a variety of methods. Hippocrates recommended Queen Anne’s lace (also known as wild  carrot) to induce abortions. In a play Aristophanes mentioned pennyroyal, a plant that contains  pulegone, a chemical that can terminate pregnancies.
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Abortion Several methods of abortion are available. The most common method of first trimester abortion. Vacuum aspiration method  (vacuum suction  or  vacuum curettage),  sucks out the contents of the uterus, including the fetal tissue. Dilation and evacuation used especially for later abortions, is similar to  the vacuum aspiration method but must be done in a hospital, because  the fetus is relatively large  by the second trimester.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2306 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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