When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, couples often have two immediate choices. They can choose to continue the pregnancy, or not. Not all women have this option for several reasons. For some, abortion isn’t an alternative they are willing to consider for various reasons, including religion, medical, ethical and person beliefs. For others, making the choice to have an abortion isn’t an option because they are unable or unwilling to recognize that they are pregnant. Continue reading →
If you have just discovered you are pregnant or you think you may be pregnant, then you are probably thinking about your options. You may be wondering how you will cope with pregnancy or how you will afford to support yourself and your unborn child. You may be encouraged to make a quick and uninformed decision on what choice you will make next. Continue reading →
No woman expects to have an abortion, but one of every three women in the US will have an abortion by the time she is 45 years old. Abortion care is disproportionately sought by women facing difficult financial circumstances and women of color in the US. Second-trimester abortions are no different in that respect. Abortion in the second trimester – from 13 to 24 weeks – is generally performed using a procedure called Dilation & Evacuation (D&E). The D&E procedure is different from a 1st trimester abortion in a number of ways. What is different is that a woman seeking a second-trimester abortion faces greater challenges than one obtaining a first-trimester abortion, as fewer doctors offer the service, they are substantially more expensive than first-trimester abortions, and they are often two day procedures. Continue reading →
Abortion is the removal of a living fetus from the mother’s womb. This may be brought about by so many reasons. If abortion is to be done because of medical and health reasons, then it is really necessary to undergo this procedure. But life is important. It is the most precious gift that you could ever receive. Many women nowadays perform abortions through underground abortionists or by themselves to avoid any scandalous news about what they have gone through.