Abortion

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If a baby is not in your plans right now, abortion might seem like the best way out. Many women and couples find it empowering to understand all their options before making a final decision. Abortion, parenting, and adoption are all options some people choose when a pregnancy surprises them.

Our trained coaches have helped hundreds of women and men faced with pregnancy decisions. Explore the facts here, watch this video, and contact us to get answers to your questions. No pressure. No obligation. We are here for you.

ABORTION OR BABY: BEFORE YOU DECIDE

POTENTIAL RISKS

Abortion carries the potential for physical complications, which are significant if they happen to you. Did you know that surgical and later term abortions are also associated with an increased risk of emotional and psychological complications such as depression, anxiety, and relationship difficulties? 1-7 Women are not the only ones who may be in distress after abortion: Men can suffer too. 8,10

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References
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  2. Cougle J., Reardon, D.C, & Coleman, P. K. (2003). Depression associated with abortion and childbirth: A long-term analysis of the NLSY cohort. Medical Science Monitor, 9 (4), CR105112.
  3. Fergusson, D. M., Horwood, J., Ridder, E. M. (2006). Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47, 1624.
  4. Pedersen W. (2008). Abortion and depression: A population-based longitudinal study of young women. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 36 (4):4248.
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  6. Cougle, J., Reardon, D.C., Coleman, P. K. (2005). Generalized anxiety associated with unintended pregnancy: A cohort study of the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders,19 (10), 137142.
  7. Coleman, P.K., Rue, V.M., Coyle, C.T. ( 2009). Induced abortion and intimate relationship quality in the Chicago Health and Social Life Survey. Public Health, 123(4):331–38.
  8. Coyle, C. (2007). Men and abortion: A review of empirical reports. Internet J of Mental Health, 3(2).
  9. Rue, V. (1996). His abortion experience: The effects of abortion on men. Ethics and Medics, 21(4), 3–4.
  10. Coyle, C., Rue, V. (2014). A thematic analysis of men’s experience with a partner’s elective abortion. Counseling and Values, 60:138150.