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Abortion Law in New Zealand Q&A

Abortion Law in New Zealand Q&A

CURRENT ABORTION LAW  What is the current abortion law in New Zealand? Under the Crimes Act 1961, it is a crime to perform an abortion unlawfully, or to supply the means of providing an abortion (such as drugs or instruments) unlawfully (ss. 183 and 186). Women are explicitly exempt from liability, meaning a woman cannot…

Abortion Risks: A list of major physical complications related to abortion

Abortion Risks: A list of major physical complications related to abortion

AfterAbortion.org November 2016 Approximately 10% of women undergoing induced abortion suffer from immediate complications, of which one-fifth (2%) were considered major. [19] However the majority of complications take time to develop and will not be apparent for days, months or even years. Major risks and complications of abortion are described, with citations to the medical…

Abortion Risks: A list of major psychological complications related to abortion

Abortion Risks: A list of major psychological complications related to abortion

AfterAbortion.org November 2016 REQUIREMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT: A study of the medical records of 56,741 California medicaid patients revealed that women who had abortions were 160 percent more likely than delivering women to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment in the first 90 days following abortion or delivery. Rates of psychiatric treatment remained significantly higher for…

Abortion Linked to Higher Rates of Child Abuse, Study Finds

Abortion Linked to Higher Rates of Child Abuse, Study Finds

LifeSiteNews.com March 13, 2007 Authors concluded no longer can be any doubt that abortion significantly impacts health of women and their families A history of abortion is associated with more frequent acts of physical aggression toward subsequent children, according to a new study published in the Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology. The findings were…