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Legal abortion statistics are still high, right. What happens if republicans rule?

Legal abortion statistics are still high, right. What happens if republicans rule?

Mixed outcome: Abortion is gradually dropping because of fewer service providers and lagging demand. The GOP panders to its evangelical subset who oppose any aspect of what they consider abortion. However this issue is a great vote and money gainer. The republicans controlled both house, Senate and presidency during the Bush years and did not pass a single abortion bill. They value the votes and money more. ...Read more

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How many women in the u.S. Have had just one abortion?

How many women in the u.S. Have had just one abortion?

1 in 3: Believe it or not, abortion is very common. 1 in 3 women will have had at least one abortion by the time they reach menopause. ...Read more

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How many abortions do doctors perform each year in the U.S.?

How many abortions do doctors perform each year in the U.S.?

A million: in 2011, there were 1,058,490 abortions in the USA. The rate has been dropping since the mid '80s. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I know they were illegal during the 50's, but are abortions still undergone today in all countries?

I know they were illegal during the 50's, but are abortions still undergone today in all countries?

Yes: Many countries outlaw abortion. Women still have them even when they are outlawed, they are just more likely to die from an illegal abortion. Abortion rates, in fact, can be higher in countries where they are illegal because women typically don't have good access to birth control in those countries. ...Read more

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How to get abortion?

How to get abortion?

Depend on baby's age: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more

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Medicine for abortion?

Yes: Yes this is possible if you are early enough. ...Read more

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How is an abortion done?

Depends: on how far along you are and your medical risk factors. Medicine can be used or surgery. ...Read more

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Natural way for abortion?

Natural way for abortion?

Would be unnatural: Humans naturally get pregnant and have babies, by having sex. Otherwise, we humans might go extinct. It would be unnatural to somehow at home easily get rid of a baby fetus. A woman should to go to a women's clinic, an Ob-Gyn doctor, or a Family Medicine doctor who prescribes abortion pills or does abortion procedures to ask for help to get rid of her baby fetus. It's a major, permanent decision. ...Read more

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How can I do one abortion?

See a provider: You need the help of a physician. Look for a planned parenthood clinic close to you, they might be able to help or point you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion safe?

Yes: Abortions if performed by an experienced provider has less risk than if you were a smoker and taking birth contrl pills. Safe if you are emotionally and morally prepared for the termination of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do abortion pills work?

How do abortion pills work?

Interrupts hormones: Mifepristone (aka ru 486) works by interrupting the pregnancy hormones which support the growth of the growing fetus and placenta. About 48 hours later, another medicine called Misoprostol is taken to help expel the pregnancy. This type of abortion is best done prior to 7 weeks, although sometime can be used even later up to 9 weeks. ...Read more

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How do they do an abortion?

How do they do an abortion?

D&C: Abortion is a d and c usually. However there is a pill protocol that can induce an abortion. That is called ru 486. Please consult your doctor for all your options. ...Read more

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How can I get abortion pills?

Uncertain: I am not certain about the laws in Macao. In the states you can get abortion pills from a licensed physician or a clinic such as Planned Parenthood. In some states it is also available thru e-health web site such as HealthTap. Wish I could be more help. ...Read more

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Can i get a medical abortion?

Possibly: Depending on where you live and how far pregnant you are a medical abortion may be an option. Check these sites for info: www.Earlyoptionpill.Com or www.Womenonweb.Org. ...Read more

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Who can advise me on abortion?

Your Physician: Your physician should be able to give you advice. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion painful?

Depends : For abortions done prior to 12 weeks of pregnancy, strong pain relievers or a light anesthetic may be used. If you do experience discomfort during the dilation of the cervix or actual scrapping of the uterus, it will be similar to a strong menstrual cramp. After the procedure, you may experience light cramping for a day. If this persists or worsens contact your doctor for re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Is abortion a safe procedure ?

Abortions safe: Abortions or any other surgical procedure performed by a skilled, trained physician can have complications. There are less problems if the patient has good health with few to no medical problems. An abortion has fewer risks if performed prior to the first trimester ...Read more

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Good day Dr, is abortion legal?

Good day Dr, is abortion legal?

Yes, of course.: There are likely gestational age limits for having an abortion in each state in the US. For example, an abortion should be legal if done before the fetus is viable (such as before 24 weeks) or at anytime when abortion is necessary to protect the life or health of the woman, or if the fetus has a serious genetic defect or abnormality. If an abortion is considered, a couple can contact their doctor. ...Read more

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