J. B.
September 2015
World (0888157X);9/19/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p54
The article reports that pregnancy interruption in the first trimester has similar risk of complications to multiple abortions or miscarriages that can lead to increased risk of complications including pre-term birth and vaginal bleeding.


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