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Abortion | myVMC

An abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, resulting in the removal or expulsion of the contents of the uterus, usually carried out to avoid unwanted pregnancies, or pregnancies that are dangerous to the mother.

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Law on Abortion in NSW | Family Planning NSW

Find out about the current law on abortion in NSW, your rights, types of abortions available and conscent.

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Abortion: Michelle reflects upon her abortion experience | myVMC

In Michelles experience, fear and embarrassment were much more difficult to cope with than the abortion surgery itself even though she was sure she wanted to terminate her pregnancy.

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Late abortion (pregnancy termination) experience | myVMC

Taking a pregnancy test and having an abortion isn't easy, but Jackie tells how she coped and recovered from later first trimester pregnancy termination.

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Trusted information on the termination of a pregnancy (abortion) including the reasons for termination, options available, plus links to trusted resources.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Termination of pregnancy (abortion)

Among women of reproductive age, recent Australian research shows that approximately half will have experienced an unplanned pregnancy making it a normal part of women's reproductive experience.

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Abortion | Sexual health | ReachOut Australia

If you have an unwanted or complicated pregnancy, its important that you talk to a reliable and unbiased source about the options that are available to you.

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Life, Loss, Hope: Surviving the death of your baby

A book to support parents who are grieving the death of their baby

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Teenage pregnancy

Becoming pregnant as an teenager, especially if the pregnancy is not wanted, can put enormous stress on young women and their families. However once it has happened there is no way to go back so the important thing is to support the young woman and to help her to make the wisest choice for her at this time.

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Mifepristone Linepharma Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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