Abortion could harm your mental health

MercatorNet  19 March 2008  After 40 years and 6.6 million abortions British psychiatrists say there could be harmful psychological effects. It is being hailed in Britain as a major breakthrough in professional attitudes to abortion. Last weekend the Royal College of Psychiatrists issued a statement acknowledging that induced abortion may harm a woman’s mental health and advising professionals to assess … Read More

Royal college warns abortions can lead to mental illness

Times Online (UK) 16 March 2008  Women may be at risk of mental health breakdowns if they have abortions, a medical royal college has warned. The Royal College of Psychiatrists says women should not be allowed to have an abortion until they are counselled on the possible risk to their mental health. This overturns the consensus that has stood for … Read More

Survival of early babies ‘doubles’ (UK)

UK Telegraph 01 Feb 2008 The abortion debate is reignited today as figures show that survival rates of babies born very prematurely have doubled in the past 20 years. By the late 1990s 71 per cent of babies born between 22 and 25 weeks’ gestation survived. A study at one of Britain’s top neonatal units found that one third of babies born … Read More

Australian Medical Expert Advocates Baby Tax to Offset “Greenhouse Gas” Emissions

Calls Parents of Large Families “Polluters” and Hints that Australia should Adopt One Child Policy LifeSiteNews.com December 11, 2007 The Medical Journal of Australia has published a widely-publicized article by a medical professor advocating draconian taxation for parents who have more than two children, in order to offset the carbon emissions the child is likely to generate and contribute to … Read More

Another Study Shows Connection between Abortion and Substance Abuse

LifeSiteNews.com December 4, 2007 An Australian research team has found a close connection between previous abortion and drug and alcohol abuse. The work is added to a growing body of scientific research showing the long-term negative psychological effects of abortion on women. Young women who have abortions are more likely to drink heavily and abuse hard drugs, the study found. … Read More

Abortion Best Predictor of Breast Cancer – UK Study

 Family Edge MercatorNet 12 October 2007 The breast cancer epidemic that has emerged over the past three decades is likely to get worse because of increases in induced abortion and a decline in childbearing, according to research published in the latest Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The risk from abortion is greatest before the first full-term pregnancy (nulliparous abortion). … Read More

’4D ultrasounds’ may test abortion laws

 ABC News (Australia) October 10 2007 Ultrasounds that produce video-quality moving images of the foetus have changed the debate about late-term abortion, an Australian ethics expert says. Senior law lecturer Dr Kristin Savell from the University of Sydney says so-called 4D ultrasound technology has “democratised foetal imagery” by giving the public direct visual access to realistic images. The deputy director of … Read More

Drug risk after pregnancy loss – abortion or miscarriage

Herald Sun (Aust) December 22, 2008 YOUNG women who have had an abortion or miscarriage are significantly more likely to use illegal drugs and have a history of alcohol dependence, a study has found. University of Queensland researchers surveyed more than 1200 women born between 1981 and 1984 about their pregnancies and substance abuse histories at age 21. They found 280 … Read More

Cooling-off period urged for abortions

The Australian September 15, 2007 WOMEN seeking abortions should undergo a compulsory cooling-off period before proceeding, according to 74 per cent of respondents to a new survey. And more than half thought doctors should show the stage of fetal development to patients using models, pictures or ultrasound before a decision is made. The findings come from privately funded studies conducted from … Read More

Teens Cope With Unwanted Pregnancies Better Than Abortions, Study Shows

LifeNews.com 11 Aug 06 A new study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence refutes a long-standing contention that teenagers are better able to handle an abortion than dealing with an unplanned pregnancy. The study finds that adolescent girls who have an abortion are five times more likely to seek help for psychological and emotional problems than those who … Read More