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Abortion portrayal

Call the Midwife (television)

Notes:

One of Patsy's patients is diagnosed with typhoid, which reignites painful memories, Sister Winifred is deeply affected by the case of an unwed mother-to-be and Tom asks Barbara out to dinner.

KEYWORDS: Self-induced abortion

Episodes: Episode 5.3
Release date: January 31, 2016
Time setting: Past (1957-1969)
Geographical setting: Non-US (England)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Uterine perforation; hysterectomy; infertility)
Genre: Drama, Historical, Medical
Network: PBS

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