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(p. 290) 9. The Control of Fertility and Child Birth 

(p. 290) 9. The Control of Fertility and Child Birth
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(p. 290) 9. The Control of Fertility and Child Birth
Author(s):

G. T. Laurie

, S. H. E. Harmon

, and E. S. Dove

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198826217.003.0009
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date: 01 March 2021

This chapter discusses ethical and legal aspects of controlling fertility and birth. It addresses the highly contested concept of personhood, as well as contraception, contragestation, sterilisation, and termination of pregnancy, and the increasing use of conscientious objection by care givers.

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