Botched abortions - More than 100 cases seen at VJH since start of this year
Published: Sunday | November 5, 2017
Scores of Jamaican women are turning up at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) with pregnancy complications because of botched abortions.
A Sunday Gleaner probe has revealed that between January and September of this year, of the 1,088 expectant mothers who presented to VJH with bleeding in early pregnancy, 91 admitted to having attempted to abort the foetus while an additional 47 had complications that suggested that they had attempted abortions.
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