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Early home abortions approved in Scotland during coronavirus outbreak

4 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

Women in Scotland can now have early medical abortions at home during the coronavirus outbreak, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood has written to NHS boards to encourage them to implement this as soon as possible for those patients for whom it is appropriate to help reduce the number of women attending clinics and avoid their exposure to the virus.
Early medical abortion, which can take place in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy, involves taking two different medicines.
Women in Scotland could already take the drug misoprostol at home, provided...
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