Abortion<br />The Reality<br />
What is Abortion?<br /><ul><li>Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy after conception.
Killing the undeveloped embryo or fetus.</li></ul>                                    A fetus around 12 weeks <br />
Medical Abortion<br /><ul><li>Mifepristoneand Misoprostol – The abortion Pill
Applicable to women pregnant 8 weeks or less. Also known as RU486.
1st pill to be taken at the doctors office and the second 24-72 hours later.</li></li></ul><li>Surgical Abortion<br /><ul>...
Vacuum like action. 6-12 weeks
Dilation and Curettage
Scraping the lining, fetus & placenta. 12-15 weeks
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Abortion

  1. 1. Abortion<br />The Reality<br />
  2. 2. What is Abortion?<br /><ul><li>Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy after conception.
  3. 3. Killing the undeveloped embryo or fetus.</li></ul> A fetus around 12 weeks <br />
  4. 4. Medical Abortion<br /><ul><li>Mifepristoneand Misoprostol – The abortion Pill
  5. 5. Applicable to women pregnant 8 weeks or less. Also known as RU486.
  6. 6. 1st pill to be taken at the doctors office and the second 24-72 hours later.</li></li></ul><li>Surgical Abortion<br /><ul><li>Suction Aspiration
  7. 7. Vacuum like action. 6-12 weeks
  8. 8. Dilation and Curettage
  9. 9. Scraping the lining, fetus & placenta. 12-15 weeks
  10. 10. Dilation & Evacuation
  11. 11. Scraping and suctioning. 15-21 weeks
  12. 12. Induction Abortion
  13. 13. Uses salt water, urea, or potassium chloride to terminate the viability of the pregnancy
  14. 14. Dilation and Extraction
  15. 15. Partial birth abortion. After 21 weeks</li></li></ul><li>Abortion Risks<br /><ul><li>Death
  16. 16. Uterine Perforation
  17. 17. Cervical Lacerations
  18. 18. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  19. 19. Endometritis
  20. 20. Breast Cancer
  21. 21. Cervical, Ovarian and Liver Cancer
  22. 22. Psychological Trauma – Post Abortion Syndrome</li></li></ul><li>Abortion Statistics<br />
  23. 23. Alternatives<br /><ul><li>Parenting your child
  24. 24. Adoption</li></ul> You always have a choice…<br />
  25. 25. International Adoption Statistics<br />
  26. 26. References<br />www.About.com<br />www.fwhc.org.abortion<br />Abortion and Life by Jennifer Baumgardner<br />

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