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"The highest density of pain receptors per square inch of skin in human development occurs in utero from 20 to 30 weeks gestation.

"During this period, the epidermis is still very thin, leaving nerve fibers closer to the surface of the skin than in older neonates and adult…

"Thus, a fetus at 20-32 weeks of gestation would experience a much more intense pain than older infants or children or adults…"

[expert testimony provided to the Northern District of the US District Court in CA (15Apr04), Dr. Sunny Anand (Dir, Pain Neurobiology Lab, Arkansas Children's Hospital Research), emphasis added]

 
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17 of Every 100 Women Experienced Physical Complications From Abortion

Major and her colleagues focused mostly on the psychological effects of abortion in this study.

However, they also found that 17 percent of women experienced physical problems such as bleeding or pelvic infection associated with the abortion...

 

[Major, B., Cozzarelli, C., Cooper M.L., Zubek, J., Richards, C.,Wilhite, M., Gramzow, R.H. (2000). Psychological responses of women after first-trimester abortion. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 57(8):777-84. Full text: http://archpsyc.amassn.org/issues/v57n8/full/yoa8222.html]

 
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