Abortion

Two bills, one health plan: the Trump administration's latest attempt to restrict abortion access

The Hill
Sarah Wulf writes in The Hill that a proposed regulation of insurance coverage for abortion will confuse consumers, incentivize insurance providers to drop coverage and make it harder for women to access abortion care.

Miscarriage treatment is just as safe in offices as in ambulatory surgical centers

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH compares the safety of miscarriage treatment in three different facility types: office-based settings, hospitals, and ASCs.

Should prenatal care providers offer pregnancy options counseling?

UCSF Bixby Center
Researchers from ANSIRH talked to women seeking prenatal care in Louisiana and Maryland to look at whether options counseling could be a beneficial part of early prenatal care.

Women are interested in new ways to access medication abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH explores women’s interest in new ways to access medication abortion.

No evidence to support so-called “abortion reversal”

UCSF Bixby Center
In a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, ANSIRH’s Daniel Grossman and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Kari White make it clear that there is no evidence to support the effectiveness of “abortion reversal.”

Women are virtually absent from newspaper coverage of abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New ANSIRH research analyzed stories from leading newspaper sources to better understand how news outlets discuss abortion.

Considering abortion is common among women seeking prenatal care

UCSF Bixby Center
Research on decision-making around abortion and the impact of abortion restrictions generally focuses on women who had an abortion or show up at an abortion clinic. New research from ANSIRH has added new dimension to these discussions by talking to women at prenatal clinics.

Women with more reproductive autonomy experience less abortion stigma

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH explores the relationship between abortion stigma and women’s levels of reproductive autonomy.

Effective abortion training practices for clinicians

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from Bixby and colleagues explores an effective model for training advanced-practice clinicians to perform first-trimester aspiration abortions.

When women have control over the timing of having children, the children benefit

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH is the first known US study to examine the association of access to abortion with outcomes for children.