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Key Texts:

  1. American Association of Pro-Life OB/GYNs (AAPLOG). Practice Guideline 2: Fetal Pain. 2021. Full text here.
  2. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 5: Abortion and Preterm Birth. 2021. Full text here. (See also PG 11, statistical examination of the same data, full text here.)
  3. AAPLOG. Committee Opinion 9. Restrictions on Medication Abortion. 2021. Full text here.
  4. Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) Position Statement on Abortion. 2021. Full text here.
  5. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 12: Selective Reduction. 2021. Full text here.
  6. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 8: Medication Abortion. 2020. Full text here.
  7. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 10: Defining Abortion. 2020. Full text here.
  8. AAPLOG. Committee Opinion 8. Abortion and Breast Cancer. 2020. Full text here.
  9. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 6: The Reversal of the Effects of Mifepristone by Progesterone. 2019. Full text here.
  10. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 7: Abortion and Mental Health. 2019. Full text here.
  11. AAPLOG. Committee Opinion 6: Abortion and Maternal Mortaity. 2019. Full text here.
  12. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 4: Counseling the Abortion-Vulnerable Patient. 2018. Full text here.
  13. AAPLOG. Practice Guideline 3: Periviable Induction of Labor. 2017. Full text here.
  14. AAPLOG. Committee Opinion 2: Dismemberment Abortion. 2017. Full text here.
  15. AAPLOG. Committee Opinion 3: Post-Viability Abortion. 2017. Full text here.
  16. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 385 November 2007: the limits of conscientious refusal in reproductive medicine. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Nov;110(5):1203-8. Full text here.
  17. American College of Pediatricians. Induced Abortion and Adolescents: Position Statement. 2016. Full text here.
  18. American College of Pediatricians. Parental Involvement in Adolescent Abortion: Position Statement. 2016. Full text here.
  19. CMDA Position Statement on Beginning of life. 2006. Full text here.
  20. ACOG Abortion Policy. 2005. Full text here.
  21. CMDA Scientific Statement on Abortion and Breast Cancer. 2003. Full text here.

Key Abstracts:

  1. Kalinowski K, Buskmiller C, Ward DG. Reproductive Services and Conscience-Based Refusals in Obstetrics and Gynecology Training. Linacre Q. 2021 ePub ahead of print. Abstract here.
  2. Desai S, Jones RK, Castle K. Estimating abortion provision and abortion referrals among United States obstetrician-gynecologists in private practice. Contraception. 2018 Apr;97(4):297-302. Full text here.
  3. Fleming V, Frith L, Luyben A, Ramsayer B. Conscientious objection to participation in abortion by midwives and nurses: a systematic review of reasons. BMC Med Ethics. 2018 Apr 27;19(1):31. Full text here.
  4. Drife JO. Conscience and abortion. BJOG. 2018 Oct;125(11):1359. Full text here. (A comment on Thorp JM Jr. Conscientious objection in reproductive health – ancient prerogative or harmful practice. BJOG. 2018 Oct;125(11):1357-1358, full text here.)
  5. Grossman D, Grindlay K, Schulkin J. Abortion provision among a national sample of obstetrician–gynecologists. Contraception. 2017;96:272–3. Abstract here.
  6. Ingerslev MD, Diness BR, Norup M. Attitudes towards abortion among trainees in obstetrics/gynecology and clinical genetics. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2012 Feb;91(2):256-9. Full text here.
  7. Harris LH. Recognizing conscience in abortion provision. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 13;367(11):981-3. Full text here.
  8. Stulberg DB, Dude AM, Dahlquist I, Curlin FA. Abortion provision among practicing obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol. 2011;118:609–14. Full text here.