Abortion is a legal practice in India. However, the law permits abortion up to twenty weeks of the pregnancy. Sex selection / sex determination is strictly prohibited.
There are quite a number of abortion clinics and abortion doctors in Bangalore India. However, not all these clinics and doctors have been licensed to carry out abortion procedures.
The law has set out clear guidelines on who can be allowed to carry out an abortion procedure. According to the law, a doctor with one of the following qualifications is eligible to help women acquire an abortion procedure:
A surgeon who has no less than six months experience in gynaecology and obstetrics – Any surgeon who has specialized in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics and has been practising for more than six months qualifies as an abortion doctor in Bangalore India.
Any doctor who is registered after 1971 and one who has been practising in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics for at least one year – 1971 is the year that abortion was legalized in India. Since then, doctors in India have been trained on safe abortion procedures and hence a doctor who was registered after 1971 and has at least one year experience is an eligible abortion doctor in Bangalore India.
Any medical practitioner who is registered and has performed at least twenty five medically assisted termination of pregnancy cases – The law does not restrict abortions to be carried out by surgeons or gynaecologists alone, but any medical practitioner who has performed more than twenty five medically assisted termination of pregnancy cases is eligible to carry out abortion procedures.
Any person who has a diploma or degree in gynaecology and obstetrics – Abortion procedures is part of the training curriculum for doctors and gynaecologists. Hence a person who has been trained and acquired a diploma or degree is an eligible abortion doctor in Bangalore India.
Any doctor who registered before 1971 when the Medical Termination of pregnancy act was passed and has more than 3 years’ experience in gynaecology and obstetrics – Doctors who were registered before the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act was passed in 1971 need to have at least three years of experience to be considered as eligible abortion doctors in Bangalore India.
When you come to American Hospital Bangalore you will find highly qualified doctors who have not only met but surpassed the minimum requirements set by the law. Our doctors are the best that you can get around as they have been trained in some of the best medical institutions in Germany, UK and the US. They all also have a minimum of seven years of experience in the medical field.