Corpus ID: 1729349

Doctors, pregnancy, childbirth and abortion during the Third Reich.

@article{Chelouche2007DoctorsPC,
  title={Doctors, pregnancy, childbirth and abortion during the Third Reich.},
  author={Tessa Chelouche},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          202-6
        }
}
  • Tessa Chelouche
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
This paper does not attempt to deal with the legitimate ethical or moral debate on abortion. Utilizing abortion as a subject I will show how science and medicine in general, and abortion in particular, were used as weapons of mass destruction by Nazi physicians in their zeal to comply with the political climate of the time. Nazi policy on abortion and childbirth was just one of the methods devised and designed to ensure the extermination of those whom the Nazis deemed had "lives not worth… Expand

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