termination of a pregnancy

See: abortion
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3) Moreover, the late detection of "abnormal" karyotypes is the most common reason for third-trimester termination of a pregnancy.
Butler (1996:399) observes that women who are able to fully explore their decisions prior to terminating their pregnancies, experience better psychological adjustment after the termination of a pregnancy, and this could reduce the number of adolescents turning up for post-termination counselling.
a) Sir William Liley said that he was unaware of any medical complication or condition that would be regarded as absolute grounds for termination of a pregnancy if the mother wanted her baby.
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