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Abortion portrayal

Degrassi: The Next Generation (television)


Manny falls flat at her gymnastics meet because she feels nauseous. When her sickness doesn't go away, Manny begins to worry it may be something more than the flu. Her pregnancy is outed by Ashley to the whole school. Their failed practice to take care of Spike's baby convinces Manny, but not Craig, that, at 14, she is not ready for motherhood.

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision.

Episodes: Accidents Will Happen: Part 1, Accidents Will Happen: Part 2
Release date: January 26, 2004
Time setting: Present (2004)
Geographical setting: Non-US (Canada)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: Teen
Genre: Drama, Young Adult
Network: TeenNick

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