Q. 84.3( 3 Votes )

Following statements are given regarding MTP. Choose the correct options given below:

i. MTPs are generally advised during first trimester

ii. MTPs are used as a contraceptive method

iii. MTPs are always surgical

iv. MTPs require the assistance of qualified medical personnel

A. ii and iii

B. ii and iii

C. i and iv

D. i and ii

Answer :

MTP – Medical Termination of Pregnancy also known as abortion is intentional or voluntary termination of pregnancy. MTPs are essential when continuation of the pregnancy could be harmful or even fatal either to the mother or to the foetus or both.

MTPs are considered safe if performed during the first trimester of the pregnancy. So statement (i) is correct.

MTPs are not always surgical they can be done even with certain pills in few cases. So statement (iii) is incorrect.

MTPs require the assistance of qualified medical personnel; otherwise they are unsafe and could also be fatal of mother.

So, correct answer is option (c).

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