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Medical and ethical questions surrounding abortions later in pregnancy


A bill proposed by Gov. Mills would expand abortion access later in pregnancy. We discuss the medical and ethical issues tied to later abortions, including fetal development, medical conditions that might affect a pregnant mother, and the factors involved in the decision to terminate a pregnancy.

Jessica Miller, ethicist specializing in health care, philosophy professor, University of Maine
Dr. Katie McHugh, board-certified OB/gyn who specializes in chronic pelvic pain and reproductive health, based in Indiana; fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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