Abortion

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Reasons for pursuing self-managed abortion vary, as do experiences

UCSF Bixby Center

Interest in self-managed abortion in the US has grown as states pass more restrictive laws.

Texans turned to nearby states for abortions after new restrictions

UCSF Bixby Center

In 2013, Texas implemented House Bill 2, a package of restrictions that led to the shutdown of more than half of the state’s abortion clinics.

Getting rid of this one piece of legislation could transform abortion access. But, will it happen?

Refinery29
Dr. Katie Brown talked to Refinery29 about the Hyde amendment and other barriers that patients face when they seek abortion care.

Pharmacists can effectively dispense mifepristone for abortions

UCSF Bixby Center

Current FDA requirements mandate that mifepristone, a drug used for medication abortions, be dispensed by certified healthcare providers in clinics, medical offices, or hospitals.

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Distinguished Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)​

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences 
Director of Research, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)