Abortion with Pills vs. Miscarriage: Demystifying the Experience

In the United States, pregnant people are often culturally discouraged from revealing their pregnancies in the first trimester and may discuss their miscarriages or abortions with their closest friends or family members, creating a veil of secrecy and shame around a very normal part of human reproduction. Fake women’s health clinics (sometimes referred to as “crisis … Continued

Abortion with Pills (Medication Abortion): Health Information

We know that abortion is an extremely safe and effective option for people who do not want to remain pregnant. We also know that access to safe and affordable abortion care improves economic, social, and health outcomes. Despite this, there is a lot of misinformation in the media regarding abortion. Anti-choice politicians conflate emergency contraception … Continued

Abortion with Pills (Medication Abortion): Policy Issues

Abortion with pills, also called medication abortion, is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy by inducing miscarriage. When pregnant people visit the doctor for an abortion using pills, they are most often prescribed two different drugs, to be taken 1-2 days apart. Mifepristone (brand name Mifeprex®) is taken first. Misoprostol (brand name … Continued