Women reported that telemedicine reduced their financial burden, distance traveled and time spent seeking abortion care

These policies result in thousands of low birthweight and preterm births and cost millions of dollars annually

Most policies are not associated with alcohol use during pregnancy

Our latest issue brief examines publications associated with the experimental and unproven treatment

Efforts by CPCs to stigmatize abortion sometimes succeed, sometimes are misrecognized, and sometimes fail

Burdens from FDA regulations restrict provision of medication abortion

Study finds that workers are confident they can deliver safe and effective services

More accurate estimations show number is 2.5 million fewer per month than CDC estimate

A newly-developed, freely available tool for measuring preferences about future pregnancy and childbearing

We look back at fictional portrayals of abortion on TV

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Banner photos: Clinician and patient photo ©  iStock/monkeybusinessimages; Mentor award group image © Michael Rubottom Photography; Ultrasound image © zilli/iStockphoto.com; Preventing pregnancy image © Image Point Fr/Shutterstock.com.

Research category photos: Abortion section photo © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Mark Adams, Rocketclips. Contraception photo © Cindy Chew for ANSIRH. Culture image part of an infographic designed for ANSIRH by Jessica Harrington, with art direction by Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson. International photo courtesy Stew and Vee Carrington via Creative Commons license. Policy photo courtesy of Heather Ault (modified and cropped). Turnaway photo © Jana Carrey for ANSIRH.

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