India: Chorus for extending abortion deadline grows

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Chorus for extending abortion deadline grows
Jul 11, 2017

Highlighting the limitation of the 20-week abortion deadline again, a city doctor spoke about the plight of a jilted woman who wants to abort her 19-week foetus but cannot because of a medical condition. By the time doctors control her hyperthyroidism and make her fit enough to undergo a medical termination, the deadline would have passed.

This is the third case the state's medical fraternity has encountered in a week's time where the MTP deadline has come in the way of terminating a difficult pregnancy

Continued at source: Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/health-news/chorus-for-extending-abortion-deadline-grows/articleshow/59540946.cms