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Can an abortion be performed on a 5-month-old fetus?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:59 PM on Nov. 10, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • sick and disgusting and NO.

    Answer by mhaney03 at 7:00 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • technically,yes. Legally,no unless it endangers the mom

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:01 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Technically, yes, it's called a late-term abortion, and it can't be performed without medical reason at 5 months.

    Answer by musicpisces at 7:01 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • yes, up to 24 weeks in some states, although i personally wouldnt. plus in order to do it that late they need to knock you out

    Answer by pookipoo at 7:01 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • It depends on your state. In Florida it's up to 28 weeks, so yes.

    Answer by soflashelley at 7:01 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Yes,abortion can be done in most states until 24wks-which is 6 months.
    But seriously, if someone was going to get an abortion, it is extremely selfish and sick and stupid to do it so far along. Im not "for"abortion, but if you're gonna do it, do it before 8-12wks.

    Answer by Auntiemom410 at 7:02 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Oh yuck. I'll pray for whoever's involved in this.

    Answer by matobe at 7:02 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • no i'm not doing it!! I just read an article stating it is done all the time and I didn't believe it!!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:04 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • late term abortion is only 2% of abortions the vast majority are done before 10 weeks

    Answer by pookipoo at 7:07 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Thank God your not the one doing it. That is horrible! I couldnt imagine killing an innocent child at any months along period!

    Answer by PjsMommy06 at 7:08 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

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