Forms of Abortion and the Effect of Abortion on the Human Body
- Where can I legally abort and where I can’t legally abort.
- The effect of abortion on the human body.
- The proportion of abortions worldwide.
- My opinion on abortion.
What is Abortion?
Abortion, also known as interruption of pregnancy or induced abortion, intentionally ends the pregnancy, removes the embryo or causes the death of the fetus. In China, people generally do not discuss any bioethics in abortion. In the context of one child, many people take voluntary abortions or are forced abortions by relevant departments. Abortion is a controversial act in many countries (especially in Western countries), mainly in the areas of morality, religion and women’s physical rights.
Most abortions are performed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, when the fetus is still small enough to be sucked out with a powerful suction machine 25 times more powerful than a typical household vacuum. This method is called suction resect surgery (suction curettage), the power of the suction apparatus tearing or wring body, fetus will tear limbs by department, until only the head. The head of the foetus is too big to pass through the straw, so the abortor has to insert a forceps into the uterus to grab the floating head, which is alone, and then crush it until it can pass through the straw, and the head is removed.
It is used in the early period of pregnancy to make the endocrine system of pregnant women disorganized by drugs, secrete all kinds of hormones not suitable for embryo survival, stimulate the abnormal reproductive system, change the environment of embryo development, and cause the outflow after embryo death.
The introduction and use of abortion drugs in the 1990s undoubtedly brought great benefits to women who became pregnant by accident. Mifepristone combined with misoprostol tablets and other drugs against early pregnancy have been widely used in clinical practice and achieved satisfactory results. Pregnancy can be stopped without surgery. Compared with induced abortion, drug abortion to avoid the injury of surgical instruments to the reproductive organs, and the pain is small, side effects light, sequelae less, the psychological pressure of drug users is not big, easy to accept. With modern medical technology ‘escort’, without vexed sorrow without troubles, pregnancy drugs and a name is called ‘rush through check pregnant medicine’, that means, it also shows that the developer’s well-meaning — women who had sexual life, as long as more than a few days not to menstruation, there is the possibility of pregnancy, while its ‘small’ at this moment, the medicine immediately urged the menstrual period, so as to achieve the purpose of termination of pregnancy. With the help of drugs, the pregnancy sac can be expelled.
Another way to give an abortion is the Saline method, which is the Saline method. It’s used between the fourth and seventh month of pregnancy, and it was the most common method used in the 1970s. The procedure consisted of a three-and-a-half-inch to four-inch needle inserted from the mother’s abdominal wall into the ammiotic sac, with 200mm of amniotic fluid extracted. In this procedure, the fetus swallows the salt and ‘breathes’ in it. Basically, the skin of the fetus is ironed by the salt and slowly poisoned. Occasionally, babies survive the procedure and are born with serious complications because during the process, their tissues and organs are destroyed by bleeding and their arteries and veins rupture, leaving them with huge bruises.
Stimulate with prostaglandin: prostaglandin contains hormone-like compounds that, when injected or used in the uterine muscle, can damage the fetus’s blood circulation, causing severe contractions that are then expelled. Because prostaglandins are not directly toxic to unborn fetuses, such abortions result in more aborted fetuses than saline ones. Abort failure makes the personnel such as medical worker very troublesome, especially the mother: the baby struggles for survival, gasp for breath comes, twitch everywhere random move.
Then there’s a procedure called a hysterotomy, which is used during the six to eight months of pregnancy, and that’s only different from a Caesarean section, where the whole operation is done to stop the baby’s life, not to keep the baby alive. The procedure involves cutting open the stomach, going straight into the uterus, removing the baby, leaving the baby uncared for, letting the baby die, or strangling the baby early inside the mother (babies cannot be strangled outside the womb). Once the baby is outside the womb, it cannot be killed, or the doctor commits murder.
In which countries is abortion illegal?
In addition to China and some other developing countries, the United States, Britain and other developed countries do not allow abortion, abortion, drug retention and other inhumane behavior.
- In the UK, abortion was a crime before 1967, but according to the abortion act of 1967, if two medical practitioners really believe that continuing pregnancy will endanger the life of the pregnant woman and damage the physical and mental health of the pregnant woman or other children of the pregnant woman, it is more harmful than terminating pregnancy;
- in accordance with the current law provisions of the Northern Ireland (Offences Against the Person Act 1861), only when a pregnant woman’s life or mental health is threatened, she didn’t have the right to abortion. The Abortion Act of 1967 protects a woman’s right to an Abortion. But in Northern Ireland, The rule has been enforced for more than 150 years
- In the United States, where many states have made abortion a felony, the Supreme Court for the first time recognized a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy within the first three months of pregnancy under the 14th amendment to the due process clause. In 1989, the Supreme Court of the United States approved a decision aimed at restricting women’s access to abortion.
- Abortion is prohibited or restricted in some countries, some for religious or traditional reasons. For example, the Roman Catholic church strongly opposes the artificial termination of pregnancy. Some are due to the country’s low birth rate.
- According to relevant regulations of China, pregnant women can have induced abortion in state or collective medical institutions for medical, eugenic or birth control reasons. There are no limits on the age of a pregnant woman or the number of children she can have, and no specific approval procedures are required. It is strictly forbidden to practice abortion for others without special medical knowledge and without permission. Violators will be punished according to the specific situation. If the circumstances are bad and serious damage is caused to women’s health, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
Abortion is a controversial practice in most countries in the world (especially in western countries). The pros and cons of abortion are highly controversial, mainly on moral ethics, religion, women’s physical health and reproductive rights.
In terms of morality, opponents believe that the life of the fetus belongs to the fetus, so other people cannot arbitrarily deprive the right of survival of the fetus; In terms of religion, the abrahamic religious tradition dominated by Christianity, Islam and Judaism believes that life is given by god, so only god has the right to take back life, not human beings. The idea is particularly strong in countries where most catholics are majority. Contraception used to be illegal in Ireland, in addition to abortion. As for the reproductive right of the female body, it is considered that the fetus is the continuation of the female body, and when the existence of the fetus affects the mother’s physical health, the mother has the right to suspend the growth of the fetus. Some supporters believe that if the fetus has not been born or formed a human body, it is a part of the female body and cannot be defined as a human being. While opponents believe that the fetus is a human being at the time of its formation and the fetus is its life, so they are opposed to abortion.
Illegal abortions are illegal in countries around the world, and are often banned or restricted, but legal abortions exist in some countries. Around two-thirds of the world’s women now have legal access to abortion (the country limits the number of weeks a fetus can be in). Abortion laws vary widely from country to country, with some countries allowing abortion under any circumstances with the need and consent of the doctor, while many countries in the world do not allow abortion under any circumstances. Abortion laws are still changing and will continue to be controversial.
Areas where abortion is permitted.
The Irish constitution has banned abortion, and in November 1992 after a referendum, allowing women to countries outside of Ireland to abortion, by allowing 2014 pregnant women in the case of threats to health can be legal abortion, according to article 36 of the 2018 constitutional amendment to delete the ban on abortion amendment.
Abortion is performed by a woman within 12 weeks of pregnancy, or under conditions that would endanger the life of the pregnant woman or cause serious harm to her health. The new law also allows abortion of abnormal fetuses that could cause pre-natal death or die within 28 days of birth.
- France legislated in the 1970s,
- Women can choose to have an abortion within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
- Sweden since 1970
Women who are less than 18 weeks pregnant can choose to have an abortion in the hospital without any reason, which is the most lenient on abortion in the country.
Switzerland has long used its 1937 abortion law, which carries a penalty of five years in prison and a fine. Until 2001, when the Swiss parliament approved abortion for pregnant women in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, 72% of voters in a referendum the following year voted in favor of the reform proposal to decriminalize abortion.
Abortion was performed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy Illegal abortions killed half a million women in Romania before the country passed a abortion law in 1989.
Women can have an abortion within 90 days of pregnancy.
In the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the world’s first anti-abortion law was passed in 1803, the Lord ellenborough act, which made abortion illegal and punishable by death. The personal injury act of 1861, which was inherited by Britain and Ireland, reduced the maximum sentence to life imprisonment. The infant protection act of 1929, which equates abortion to infanticide, prohibits the termination of the life of any fetus that may be alive. In 1967, the abortion act was enacted to protect a woman’s right to choose an abortion, allowing a conditional abortion within 28 weeks of pregnancy. Amendment and relaxation of abortion provisions in the human fertilisation and embryology act 1990.
Abortion can be legally performed within 24 weeks of pregnancy. Requires the approval or endorsement of two doctors (only one doctor is needed in an emergency), is not more than 24 weeks pregnant, and may be used for reasons such as saving the life of the pregnant woman, protecting the physical or mental health of the pregnant woman, signs of abnormal development of the fetus, social or economic reasons, etc. Abortion is permitted regardless of the length of pregnancy if the life of the pregnant woman is seriously threatened by continued pregnancy or if the fetus is at risk of developing in a significant way. Spain legalized abortion for babies under 14 weeks in 2010. Abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy is also legal.
In my opinion, everything has two sides. If it is an abortion between some adults, it is a very irresponsible behavior, they do not have mature ideas. However, if the abortion takes place among minors, it can be said that abortion is a method they have to choose, because they cannot bear the consequences of pregnancy. In addition, under the influence of public opinion, minors can only choose abortion due to the pregnancy caused by poor contraceptive measures.
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