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Talk:Intact dilation and extraction

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Instead of making this really medical heavy, i figure at RW the more interesting piece is the politics? would anyone mind if i just linked to a medial page for the "icky gory" parts?--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot 17:05, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

I don't, though you should mention some of it. ТyNo 17:25, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

Reason for late-term abortions[edit]

"but again, it should be reinforced that this procedure, like all later term abortions, is almost universally done on wanted pregnancies that have become medically problematic" -- Citation needed. There's a footnote, but it contains no external source, only free speculation. And Wikipedia seems to strongly disagree, suggesting only 2% of late-term abortions are done because medical complications make it necessary. -- (talk) 21:25, 10 July 2016 (UTC)

In Homo sapiens, a foetus doesn't become a baby until it's fully independent of its mother's body.

Gamete (0 days - fertilisation) Zygote (up to 10 days) Embryo (10 days - 63 days) Foetus (63 days - birth) Baby

There is NO intermediate stage between foetus and baby. — Unsigned, by: ParanoidSchizoidHumanoid / talk / contribs