[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.168.87. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Letters
March 22/29, 2000

Abortion and Unplanned Pregnancy

Author Affiliations
 

Phil B.FontanarosaMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorStephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Fishbein FellowIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2000;283(12):1565-1567. doi:10.1001/jama.283.12.1563

To the Editor: In his discussion about a 26-year-old woman seeking an abortion, Dr Grimes1 never mentioned the option of adoption. As a pediatrician I feel the unborn child, as in this case, deserves an advocate among those of us in the profession, just as we advocate for the rights of children outside the womb. Furthermore, there is no indication that the patient was advised of the potential consequences of abortion.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×