Abortions for “Sex Selection” Upset Abortion Providers

In  an article in the American Medical News, the author discusses how certain abortions are hard on the abortion providers:

“One of the most vexing problems providers face is their feelings about procedures done for reasons that make them – or others – uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s “sex selection” – the patient wants a boy and is carrying a girl.”

Diane M Gianelli, “Abortion Providers Share Inner Conflicts” American Medical News, July 12, 1993

Some women do abort when they are carrying a girl instead of a boy. When opposing a Bill that would address this, Planned Parenthood insisted that this does not happen, but many abortion providers have admitted that it does.

14 weeks

Sex selection abortions, are, by definition, late-term abortions – they cannot be performed until an ultrasound can identify whether the baby is a boy or girl, in the second trimester.

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Author: TA Smith

Sarah Terzo is a pro-life writer and blogger. She is on the board of The Consistent Life Network and PLAGAL +

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