2017 Mississippi Code
Title 41 - Public Health
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents
Women's Health Protection and Preborn Pain Act
§ 41-41-135. Performing or inducing or attempting to perform or induce abortion before physician determines probable gestational age prohibited.
- Except as otherwise provided by Section 41-41-141, a physician may not perform, or induce or attempt to perform or induce an abortion without, before the procedure:
- (a) Making a determination of the probable gestational age of the unborn child; or
- (b) Possessing and relying on a determination of the probable gestational age of the unborn child made by another physician. The physician making such a determination must do so in accordance with reasonable medical judgment.
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