Abortion is an early termination of a pregnancy. This can happen either by choice via surgery or medication, or it can happen naturally. This is often called a miscarriage. Talking to a doctor and getting all the information you can is essential to learning about both types of abortions. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about abortions.
Abortion-Reasons Women Choose Abortion
In the United States, about 6 million women become pregnant per year.7 Half of all pregnancies are unintended, and of all births, about 1 in 10 newborns have been reported as "unwanted."8Each year, about 1.3 million American women have an abortion to end a pregnancy.9 This number reflects a declining abortion rate, in part because more women are using emergency contraception to prevent unintended
Abortion-Choices: Medical Abortion
Medical abortion, the use of medications to end an early pregnancy, is up to 98% effective within the first 9 weeks of pregnancy.11 As a pregnancy progresses into the late first trimester, medications are less likely to fully induce an abortion. When this happens, a follow - up surgical abortion becomes necessary to make sure that the uterus is completely clear of tissue.A typical treatment ...
Abortion-Other Places To Get Help
Online ResourceParental Consent and Notification LawsTeenwireWeb Address: www.teenwire.com/warehous/articles/wh_19981201p065.asp In the United States, each state has its own legal requirements for parental permission before a teen can have an abortion. This page of the Teenwire Web site provides state - by - state information about teen abortion consent laws. The information has been provided by t
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