We wanted a girl, so how would we feel if we had selective reduction
and found out that the ones we selected were girls?
Another woman told me that her selective reduction
(a procedure used to terminate one or more fetuses in cases of multiple pregnancies, increasingly common with the use of infertility drugs and other assisted reproductive technologies as well as the desire to reduce the stress on women who don't want to carry multiples) wasn't an abortion, it was ordered by the doctor.
On her Web site she writes: "Many women don't realize that selective reduction
is an option.
of triplets to twins or singletons was associated with later delivery and greater birth weight than in unreduced triplet pregnancies, according to results of a 10-year study.
With selective reduction
principles, these reactions occur readily at temperatures in the 1700-1900F (926-1037C) range, he added.
Jamie said: "We were told that selective reduction
meant aborting the baby with the Down's syndrome risk.
was performed to lessen the possibility of later complications.
Once medical management has failed, however, the only remedy is selective reduction
The first result devolving from the above scenario is a likely salary freeze, generalized cost cutting, and a selective reduction
ZELTIQ, a medical technology company, engages in developing and commercializing non-invasive products for the selective reduction
of CRP could offer a safer approach to treating patients who have chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, by potentially lowering the risk of infections, a common side effect of other anti-inflammatory drugs, such as TNF-alpha inhibitors.
The research comes after figures revealed that growing numbers of women expecting multiple pregnancies were resorting to selective reduction
abortions to reduce the number of babies they would have.