Medication Abortion

Medication Abortion Should Be Available on My Campus: What SB 24 Means to Me

By NWHN Staff | Aug 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Medication Abortion Should Be Available on My Campus: What SB 24 Means to Me

At a time when so many states are choosing to take care options away from women, California state legislators are positioned to lead the fight to expand access to reproductive care by making medication abortion available at student health centers on campus for the first time.

What to Expect When You Stop Expecting: Demystifying Miscarriage and Medication Abortion 

By Sarah Christopherson | Jun 4, 2019 | Comments Off on What to Expect When You Stop Expecting: Demystifying Miscarriage and Medication Abortion 

Anti-abortion zealots have sought to criminalize miscarriage and charge women for “endangering” their pregnancies. Here’s what you need to know.

NWHN Statement in Response to the FDA’s Action Against Aid Access

By Cindy Pearson | Mar 12, 2019 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement in Response to the FDA’s Action Against Aid Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-6240

How Medication Abortion Changes the Narrative of Self-Managed Abortions

By NWHN Staff | Jan 29, 2019 | Comments Off on How Medication Abortion Changes the Narrative of Self-Managed Abortions

Writing for Jezebel last year, Dr. Meera Shah described just a few of the many reasons why pregnant people might prefer self-managed (or self-induced) abortion to an abortion performed in a clinic.

Health Facts: Abortion with Pills

By NWHN Staff | Oct 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Health Facts: Abortion with Pills

Medication abortion is the method of safely and effectively inducing a miscarriage using FDA-approved abortion pills. Medication abortion can be used to end a pregnancy up to 10 weeks from the first day of your last period.

Health Facts: Medication Abortion and Miscarriage

By NWHN Staff | Apr 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Health Facts: Medication Abortion and Miscarriage

The emotional experiences of a medication abortion and a spontaneously occurring miscarriage may be very different. There’s no right or wrong way to feel! But the physical process, risks, warning signs, potential complications, and treatments are the same.

Let Women Get the Abortion Pill from Pharmacies

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Let Women Get the Abortion Pill from Pharmacies

Medication abortion is safe and effective, but medically unnecessary rules block access — by design.

Is Medication Abortion a Safe Option to End an Unintended Pregnancy?

By Shaniqua Seth | Apr 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Medication Abortion a Safe Option to End an Unintended Pregnancy?

There are two abortion methods currently available: a procedure performed in an office or clinic, or an abortion brought on by taking FDA-approved medication. Both methods are safe and effective for ending a pregnancy.

Abortion Without Provider Involvement: Exercising Autonomy Beyond Partisan Politics

By NWHN Staff | Mar 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Abortion Without Provider Involvement: Exercising Autonomy Beyond Partisan Politics

The NWHN defends women’s sexual and reproductive health and autonomy against anti-choice threats that seek to undermine access to contraception and abortion care.

Our View: Self-Managed Abortion with FDA-Approved Medication Is Safe and Effective

By NWHN Staff | Dec 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Our View: Self-Managed Abortion with FDA-Approved Medication Is Safe and Effective

Women should not have to see a doctor, or “get permission” from the medical community, before ending their pregnancy with safe and effective FDA-approved medications.