Most policies are not associated with alcohol use during pregnancy

Our latest issue brief examines publications associated with the experimental and unproven treatment

Efforts by CPCs to stigmatize abortion sometimes succeed, sometimes are misrecognized, and sometimes fail

Burdens from FDA regulations restrict provision of medication abortion

Study finds that workers are confident they can deliver safe and effective services

More accurate estimations show number is 2.5 million fewer per month than CDC estimate

A newly-developed, freely available tool for measuring preferences about future pregnancy and childbearing

We look back at fictional portrayals of abortion on TV

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Roberts SCM, Mericle AA, Subbaraman MS, Thomas S, Treffers RD, Delucchi K, Kerr WC State Policies Targeting Alcohol Use during Pregnancy and Alcohol Use among Pregnant Women 1985-2016: Evidence from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. March 2019. Women's Health Issues, [ePub ahead of print].
Mark A, Foster AM, Grossman D, Prager SW, Reeves M, Velásquez CV, Winikoff B Foregoing Rh testing and anti-D immunoglobulin for women presenting for early abortion: a recommendation from the National Abortion Federation's Clinical Policies Committee. March 2019. Contraception, [ePub ahead of print].
Kimport K Pregnant Women's Experiences of Crisis Pregnancy Centers: When Abortion Stigmatization Succeeds and Fails. March 2019. Symbolic Interaction, [ePub ahead of print].
White K, Baum SE, Hopkins K, Potter JE, Grossman D Change in Second-Trimester Abortion After Implementation of a Restrictive State Law. March 2019. Obstetrics & Gynecology, [ePub ahead of print].

Banner photos: Clinician and patient photo ©  iStock/monkeybusinessimages; Mentor award group image © Michael Rubottom Photography; Ultrasound image © zilli/iStockphoto.com; Preventing pregnancy image © Image Point Fr/Shutterstock.com.

Research category photos: Abortion section photo © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Mark Adams, Rocketclips. Contraception photo © Cindy Chew for ANSIRH. Culture image part of an infographic designed for ANSIRH by Jessica Harrington, with art direction by Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson. International photo courtesy Stew and Vee Carrington via Creative Commons license. Policy photo courtesy of Heather Ault (modified and cropped). Turnaway photo © Jana Carrey for ANSIRH.

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