Reasons for Abortions – In their own words

more from Guttmacher.

Reasons Given for Abortions after 16 weeks

Woman did not realize she was pregnant 

Difficulty making arrangements for abortion

Afraid to tell parents or partner 

Needed time to make decision

Hoped relationship would change

Pressure not to have abortion 

Something changed during pregnancy 

Didn’t know timing was important 

Didn’t know she could get an abortion

Fetal abnormality diagnosed late



Wow. Now it makes so much sense!??


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