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Politicians say the pill works by causing abortions. Is that true?
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In brief: No
The pill primarily works by preventing ovulation so that an embryo never forms.
It also works by thickening cervical mucous making it hostile to sperm so even if an ovulation occurred, the sperm could not reach the egg to fertilize it. By preventing unwanted or unhealthy pregnancies, the pill helps to prevent abortion.

In brief: No
The pill primarily works by preventing ovulation so that an embryo never forms.
It also works by thickening cervical mucous making it hostile to sperm so even if an ovulation occurred, the sperm could not reach the egg to fertilize it. By preventing unwanted or unhealthy pregnancies, the pill helps to prevent abortion.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
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