Essay on Abortion Facts
Christians thought abortions were acceptable until the mother could feel the fetus kicking. The term for when the woman has reached this point in her pregnancy is called quickening (Nordqvist). The origin of the word abortion comes from the Latin language
(Nordqvist). In the 19th century, an abortion was not a well educated procedure for doctors. Most methods …show more content…
The two main types of abortion are surgically and medically induced.
Both procedures are proven 97 to 100 percent effective. Both have serious repercussions though.
Medically induced abortion can only be used within the first trimester of pregnancy. Many women are given Mifeprex, which stops an important hormone, progesterone, used while pregnant. After this procedure the woman feels like they are having a horrible menstrual period. Intense cramping and diarrhea happens also. If this method does not work, women resort to surgical methods (“Ending Your
When a surgical abortion is performed, the doctor removes the lining of the uterus. The most popular surgical techniques are manual vacuum aspiration and dilatation and suction curettage. D & X is another term for Dilatation and Extraction. An abortion process that uses salt water, potassium chloride, and urea is called an Induction
Abortion. This is basically inducing a miscarriage. This process is also expected to cause menstrual like sensations (“Types of Abortion
Aborting the fetus after the first three months will more than likely cause more trauma than necessary to the mother (“Types of