8 – Abortion Feelings

What are the feelings people have after having an abortion? In the sex education field, we say that abortion is part of mental health care and that most people are relieved after the have an abortion. Anti-choice groups want us to think that abortions are psychologically harmful. It is important that the misinformation be addressed with the actual research with actual people. On this episode of “Do We Know Things?” I will dig into the data of some well-designed studies that address feelings and outcomes after abortion, and I will also talk about the harm caused by abortion stigma. Tune in to Episode 8 of Do We Know Things? Also, make sure to check out Episode 7 on what you need to know about abortion, which is the prelude to this episode.


Abortions and feelings, what do we know? Do we know things? Let’s find out!


Find the script for this episode with notes and references at https://www.doweknowthings.com/episodes


Commentary from Richard Wassersug


Music and editing Jeremy Dahl www.palebluedot.ca

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