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Supreme Court Allows Abortion of Headless Foetus

India’s apex court on Wednesday allowed a 23-year-old Mumbai woman to abort her 24-week-old foetus as it had no skill and doctors said it would endanger her life. Usually, abortion of foetus aged more than 20 weeks is not allowed and in this case it was over 23 weeks, making it mandatory to seek permission from the Supreme Court to ...

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‘This Would Endanger Lives of Thousands,’ Says IMA

To a move that is likely to approve the proposed amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act for ayurveda doctors, homeopaths and nurses to conduct the medical termination of pregnancy, the Indian Medical Association opposed, on Thursday. As per IMA statement, the ayurveda doctors, homeopaths and nurses should not be allowed to conduct the medical termination of pregnancy ...

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