What is Medical Termination of Preganacy / Abortion?
Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP)/ Abortion is a procedure that enables a woman to opt out of an unwanted pregnancy. Medical procedure for ending a pregnancy at any time before the foetus has attained the stage of viability is called Medical Termination of Pregnancy /abortion. It is not a family planning method but it is a reliable method of terminating unplanned and unwanted pregnancy. An MTP/abortion can be induced or spontaneous. A spontaneous abortion occurs when a pregnancy terminates without any medical or surgical intervention, as in the case of a miscarriage. Induced abortions involve surgical or medical procedures for termination of the pregnancy. At GNH Hospital in Gurgaon, India Dr Nidhi Goel Aggarwal & Dr Smita Vats are two expert doctors for MTP or Abortion in Gurgaon to give best results.
Is Medical Termination of Pregnancy / Abortion Legal?
Under MTP (Medical Termination of Pregnancy) Act of 1971 India any woman married or unmarried can terminate an unwanted pregnancy through abortion. Reasons for ending pregnancies can be numerous. Some well-known reasons are:
The continuance of pregnancy involves a risk to the life of the pregnant woman or grave injury to her physical or mental health.
There is substantial risk that if the child would born it would suffer from physical or mental abnormalities as to be seriously challenged.
Pregnancy occuring as a result of failure of any contraceptive device or method used by woman.
Pregnancy occuring due to rape.
If the pregnant woman is suffering from any kind of mental disorder or mental illeness.
Under the MTP Act India the following are strictly specified:
Maternal/ Fetal conditions under which MTP can be done.
Place where it can be done
Persons who can do it