Authors say legislation intended to restrict abortions is not the reason for the drop
Testing for fetal abnormalities can alert expectant parents to potential health problems to come. And it’s the parents who should decide on how to act on those results, right?
A psychiatry journal has distanced itself from a controversial and widely cited study it published in 2009 linking abortions with mental health problems in women.
American women spend about five years either pregnant, trying to get pregnant or postpartum; contrast that with the three decades they spend trying to consciously avoid having a baby.
Abortion is one of those topics that gets people fired up. Everyone’s got an opinion, but one thing pretty much everyone agrees on is that it would be great if the abortion rate were lower. One thing that may help: call it the
A new study from the Guttmacher Institute reports that national abortion rates remained steady between 2005 and 2008 after more than a decade-long decline that saw numbers far lower than the country’s highest recorded rate in …