Abortion

Obstetricians clash over Nebraska bill that would ban second-trimester abortion method

Omaha World-Herald
Bixby director Dr. Jody Steinauer testified against a ban on a common, safe 2nd-trimester abortion method in her home state of Nebraska.

Storytellers experience both harassment and empowerment after sharing abortion stories publicly

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH explored the experiences of people who shared their abortion stories publicly.

Being denied an abortion has a devastating financial impact, a new study says

Bustle
As new legislation seeks to tighten abortion access across the United States, new research shows that people who are turned away from abortion clinics face an uphill battle afterwards.

Perceived abortion stigma and psychological well-being after receiving or being denied an abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
As part of the Turnaway Study, ANSIRH examined perceived abortion stigma among people who obtained an abortion near a facility’s gestational limit and among people who were denied an abortion because they were past the facility’s gestational limit, and followed both groups over five years.

An overwhelming majority of women who have an abortion say the decision was right for them 5 years later

UCSF Bixby Center
As part of the Turnaway Study, a five-year study examining the health and socioeconomic consequences of having an abortion in the US, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health examined decision rightness and emotional outcomes prospectively over time.

Scientific evidence is less important than stories in shaping state legislators’ abortion policy decisions

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH explored whether and how state legislators use the large body of evidence around abortion and its safety when making policy decisions.

How TV shows depicted abortion in 2019

UCSF Bixby Center
In 2019, ANSIRH documented 43 abortion depictions on television—more than they’ve seen in any previous year.

Medical and midwifery students in Chile want their university to provide abortion training

UCSF Bixby Center
ANSIRH researchers examined medical and midwifery students’ attitudes toward providing abortion care soon after abortion was decriminalized.

Understanding the relationship between provider race and plans to provide abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to understand racial differences in ob/gyn residents’ plans to provide abortion care after their residency training.

Infographic improves pharmacist knowledge about medication abortion in India

UCSF Bixby Center
Faced with increasing evidence that pharmacies are the first and primary point of contact for more than 11 million medication abortion users in India, researchers tested a simple intervention aimed at improving pharmacist knowledge.