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Boonstra H et al., Abortion in Women’s Lives, New York: Guttmacher , >. References: · pdf. [4] Guttmacher Institute, Laws affecting reproductive health and rights: from

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Likewise, she suspected that our definition of low confidence in the decision may have mischaracterized some women because they considered the question about wanting to have a baby instead of an guttmavher hypothetically, focusing their answers on what would need to be different for them to feel that having a baby was the best choice for them at that time.

Abortion and Young People in the United States – Advocates for Youth

Kiley JW et al. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Preliminary analyses consisted of weighted descriptive statistics by survey wave with nonparametric tests for trends across time [ 25 ].

Four of these laws have been challenged in guttmachsr by crisis pregnancy centers. Accessed August 16, from https: Get updates on policy issues and more E-mail Address.

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The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at Contraception. Get involved in our campaigns and help ensure young people’s health and rights. Restrictions on Medicaid Funding for Abortions: Acknowledgment The guttmachef thanks Rebecca J.

Change Over Time in Attitudes About Abortion Laws Relative to Recent Restrictions in Texas

The majority of teenagers who visit clinics to get a pregnancy test are not pregnant. Crisis pregnancy centers spib__oal participated in this debate, and their entitlement to communicate and promote a prolife perspective is not in question.


Because the researchers used medical record data abstracted by clinic staff and gittmacher available without personal identifiers, it was not possible or necessary to request consent directly from individual patients. Montgomery CountyF.

Attitudes and Decision Making Among Women Seeking Abortions at One U.S. Clinic

Second, many crisis pregnancy centers inform women that abortion can make it difficult to become pregnant in the future, can cause a significant increase in the risk of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, and can cause scarring and permanent damage to the uterus. Proponents of abortion rights categorize these restrictions as Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider TRAP laws [ 2 ] because they impose extensive and unnecessary regulations on providers as a means of reducing abortion, or supply-side restrictions [ 3 ] because they constrain the ability of clinics to provide i.

Monthly State Policy Updates Get an overview of state legislative and policy activity in all topics of sexual and reproductive health. Abortion public policy focuses on requirements such as waiting periods, state-mandated information and parental involvement. I am grateful to Joe Potter and Rob Crosnoe for the helpful advice and suggestions throughout the many stages of this study. Support Center Support Center.

Texas stands at the forefront of increasing restrictions on abortion, as well as national media attention. Such patients are given reading materials and referrals designed to help clarify their decision, resolve conflicts and bolster support for whatever decision they make about the pregnancy, including abortion, parenting and adoption.

A woman who is normally very decisive but who is having difficulty with the abortion decision may be inclined to report difficulty in all decisions.


Abortion, domestic policy, ideology, public opinion. Wade and Doe v. These centers are typically staffed by volunteers and employees who lack medical training or licensure. Views on other social issues were assessed by asking respondents whether: Sihvo S et al. As a service to our customers we are providing this early version of the manuscript.

An exploration by race and Hispanic ethnicity. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol.

In response to ASC requirements [ 9 ] and admitting privileges [ 10 ], almost half of facilities in the state closed and the abortion rate and medical abortion decreased [ 10 ]. Practitioners and policymakers may be more successful in their efforts by explaining the medical aspects of abortion care.

The practices of crisis pregnancy centers have attracted scrutiny at the federal, state and local levels. When informing clients of a negative pregnancy test, community clinics have a brief guftmacher in which to provide contraceptive information and STD counseling to a population in need of these services.

Closing the GapsWashington, DC: CONTEXT Various restrictions on abortion have been imposed under the pretense that women may be uninformed, undecided or coerced in regard to their decision to terminate a pregnancy.

Table 3 shows results from logistic regressions predicting support for legal abortion for any reason. Findings from the psychological literature provide some guidance as to what individual women might need spib__oal their abortion decision.