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Abortion

What are the issues surrounding the area of abortion?

When does life begin? Should an embryo be seen as a person? What ethical issues surround abortion? What care is available for couples struggling with an unwanted pregnancy?

Watch the Reflections Remix film to discover the view of three medical professionals on these and other key questions. Then find out more about the work of Care Confidential.

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