Early Life and Abortion

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  • Early Life
    • Pro Life
      • Against abortion
      • For the life of the foetus
      • possible depression and guilt after abortiom
      • abortion is murder
      • laws says that children need protection before and after birth
      • disabled children can still enjoy life
      • each person is unique
    • Pro Choice
      • For the choice of the mother
      • For abortion
      • mother's risks outweighs baby's
      • for rape victims
      • in case of health risks and poor quality of life
      • for bad disabilities the baby might have
      • adoption is hard to go through with
      • life doesn't start until born or viable
      • not the father's or doctor's choice
    • Timeline of Pregnancy (weeks)
      • 2- features forming
      • 2.5- heart beat
      • 4- sex organs develop
      • 4.5- blood type develops
      • 5- nervous system develops
      • 6- brain waves measured
      • 8- all organs functioning
      • 12- brain fully formed
      • 13- hair starts growing
      • 20- foetus is viable
      • 24- abortion time limit
      • 40- normal length of pregnancy
    • Key Words
      • Foetus: baby before it's born
      • Free Will: you're allowed to make your own decisions
      • Quality of Life: how good your life could be
      • Sanctity of Life: all life is scared and given by God
      • Utilitarian: greater good for the most people
      • Viable: survive outside the womb
      • Omniscient: all- knowing
      • Omnibenevolent: all-loving
      • Omnipotent: all-powerful
      • Conception: egg is fertilised and grows into an embryo
      • Ummah: the muslim belief that everyone is in a community
      • Agapé: God's unconditional love
      • Predetermination: God deciding in advance
      • Pressure Groups: collections of people outside of the government who campaign for changes in society
    • Rights
      • The father has a right to a paternity test, and has legal responsibilities after birth, but they can't stop the mother having an abortion.
      • The foetus is protected by law after 24 weeks of pregnancy  unless it risks the mother or child.
      • The doctor doesn't have to perform them, and get another doctor to do it
      • Depending on what country it is and their laws, the mother is allowed to override any decision.
    • Adoption
      • A legal process, in which at 18, the child can find their birth parents.
      • the mother doesn't go through the pain of abortion
      • gives the family a child they can't have
      • gives family a good Samaritan duty
      • if the mother can't raise the baby
      • the child has a family who wants them and a better life
      • the mother has to separate from the child
      • the child lives their life a lie
      • the current children of family might not want a new sibling
      • have to go through the pregnancy without the 'reward'
    • Fostering
      • Bringing a child into family home.
      • Can be long term or short term.
      • there's a real home available for the child instead of a foster home
      • the mother doesn't need to care for the child anymore
      • the family gets money from the government to care for the child until they are 18
      • it's hard for the family to let go of the child after
      • the child might feel attached and then feel rejected when they leave.
      • there is a lack for homes for teenagers
    • Religious Teachings
      • "Love thy neighbour as thyself" Bible
      • "God sets a time for birth and a time for death" Bible
      • "I created your inmost being... I knew you before you were born" Bible
      • "No severer of womb relationship ties will ever enter paradise" Qu'ran
      • "You shall not kill your children for fear of want. We will provide for them and for you, To kill them is a grievious sin" Qu'ran

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