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Hi Bhante,

Is doing an abortion in very early stage of pregnancy bad karma for the doctor and/or the woman going through it?

Thank you

Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu

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Yes, it breaks the first precept. In Buddhism, the being is born at conception. Not when the mother gives birth. 

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