What is the incidence of
There has been a 600% increase in Ectopic (or tubal)
pregnancies in the U.S. since abortion was legalized. In
1970 the incidence was 4.8 per 1,000 live births. By
1980 it was 14.5 per 1,000 births. By 1992 it was 19.7
for a total of 108,800, and 28 women died.
Center for Disease Cont: AP/NY Times,
Jan. 27, ’95
The thin-walled tube cannot support this life, and it
soon ruptures, causing internal bleeding and requiring
Some of these deaths were after induced
The mothers had their wombs emptied by "abortion," when,
in reality, the tiny baby was lodged in the tube. Later,
the tube ruptured and the women died. Rubin et al.,
"Fatal Ectopic Pregnancy After Attempted Induced
Abortion," JAMA, vol. 244, no. 15, Oct.
10, 1980 H. Atrash et al., "Ectopic Preg. Concurrent
With Induced Abortion"; Am. J. OB-GYN, Mar. ’90, p. 726
How many of these were related to previous abortions?
Among women who had aborted their first pregnancy, there
was a 500% increase in subsequent ectopic pregnancies.
Chung et al., "Effects of Induced
Abortion Complications on Subsequent Reproductive
Function," U. of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1981
Tubal pregnancy increased 30% after one abortion and
160% after two or more abortions. Am. J.
Public Health, 72:253-6, 1982
"Especially striking is an increased incidence in
ectopic pregnancies." A. Kodasek,
"Artificial Termination of Pregnancy in Czechoslovakia,"
Internat’l Jour. of GYN & OB, vol. 9, no. 3, 1971