Ohio’s 24 Hour Wait When A Woman Miscarries
Women who miscarry in Ohio will now be given propaganda intended to coerce women into giving birth, and face a 24-hour waiting period to think it over.
This is part of the same amendment that will require an ultrasound before birth control. In addition to redefining”pregnancy”, it also redefines “medical emergency”.
What to expect when you have pregnancy complications
Except in very narrow circumstances (see below), your OB-GYN will face criminal penalties if you are’t subjected to the ICMS (Informed-Consent Mansplaining and Shaming) before he treats your miscarriage. The ICMS is generally bad enough; when you face a life-or-death decision, the ICMS is psychological torture.
If you are forced to terminate a wanted pregnancy due to a complication to your health or a fetal abnormality,
- you will be informed the probable gestational age of the fetus and the medical risks associated with carrying to term
- you will have to sign a form saying that you consent to the procedure "voluntarily, knowingly, intelligently, and without coercion by any person, and that [you are] not under the influence of any drug or alcohol"
- you will be given a pamphlet that informs you of "the probable anatomical and physiological characteristics" of a healthy fetus at this stage of development.
- you will be given another ultrasound (externally)
- you will be given, in writing:
- confirmation that the fetus has a heartbeat
- The statistical probability of bringing a healthy fetus of this gestational age to term
Everybody gets the same pamphlet, produced by the Ohio Department of Health. Women who have cancer will be given the probability of a healthy woman giving birth. Women with anencephalic pregnancies will be given the probability of delivering a healthy baby.
John Kasich refused to veto a law that tries to convince women to sacrifice their lives bringing a doomed pregnancy to term.