Pregnancy Outcome Unit, SA Health: November 2016 The Pregnancy Outcome Unit undertakes statewide monitoring of pregnancy characteristics and outcomes to identify population groups most at risk and determine preventive interventions. This is undertaken through data collections. Each year, the Pregnancy Outcome Unit publishes two annual reports. Pregnancy Outcome in South Australia provides annual...
ABC Radio, Monday, August 1, 2016 18:40:00 A group of Brisbane obstetricians and gynaecologists is calling for the right to opt out of performing abortions, if a bill decriminalising the practice gets through the Queensland Parliament. The group has made a submission to the parliamentary inquiry into proposed laws to take abortion out of Queensland’s criminal code. The inquiry is...
RANZCOG, May 2016
The College recognises special circumstances where late termination of pregnancy may be regarded by the managing clinicians and the patient as the most suitable option in the particular circumstance.
This statement has been developed and reviewed by the RANZCOG Board.
Download statement (PDF) here: Late Termination of Pregnancy C-Gyn 17a_Board Approved May16
The Conversation, March 11, 2016 6.19am AEDT
Some babies are born with a genetic variant that leads to atypical sexual development. It can result in the child being neither a typical boy nor girl.
Estimates of this occurring range from one in 1,500 or 2,000 births, to 4% of all births, depending on what definitions are used.
Read more here
ABC radio,Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:35:47
The World Health Organization (WHO) says it appears the risk of catching the mosquito-borne Zika virus through sexual transmission is far higher than thought.
And the complications for unborn babies are far broader than previously feared.
Read more or listen to audio here
Huffington Post, Published 01/25/2016, Updated 02/02/2016 In a landmark case, Peru has compensated a woman for denying her a medically indicated abortion. She was forced to continue her pregnancy and deliver the doomed fetus, which survived only four days. Working with human rights lawyers, K.L. filed a complaint with the United Nations Human Rights Committee, based in Geneva. Read more here Read...