Early Life Keywords

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Sanctity of Life
The religious belief that life is precious and has been created by God therefore holy and belonging to Him.
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Blessing
The idea of a gift from God. Children are often seen as a blessing.
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Conception
The point at which an egg is fertilised with sperm and the DNA is fused together. From this point the characteristics of the child that will develop is defined.
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Viability
The point at which a foetus could survive without the support of the biological mother but with help of medical technology.
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Ensoulment
The religous belief of the point where a soul enters the body of a developing foetus.
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Quality of life
The wellbeing of a person, their comfort, happiness and ability to percieve. Disabilities could arguably result in a poor quality of life.
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Compassion
Kindness towars other people and showing sympathy and support for those who are suffering.
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Abortion
The premature expulsion of a foetus from the womb such as by taking pills causing medical abortion. Some religions see this as murder.
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Pro-life
The belief that all life is precious and should be protected rather than destroyed.
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Pro-choice
The belief that all women should have the right to choice and control when it comes to having an abortion or children.
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Pressure group
An organisation that try to influence government policies and laws due their strong beliefs or concerns
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The idea of a gift from God. Children are often seen as a blessing.

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Blessing

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The point at which an egg is fertilised with sperm and the DNA is fused together. From this point the characteristics of the child that will develop is defined.

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The point at which a foetus could survive without the support of the biological mother but with help of medical technology.

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The religous belief of the point where a soul enters the body of a developing foetus.

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