Induced Abortion in the United States | Guttmacher Institute

Unsafe is both a “snapshot” in time, focusing only on abortion practices since 2008, and the “tip” of the proverbial iceberg, convincingly demonstrating a nationwide pattern of abuse that characterizes an industry that fights to keep profits high and standards low. For example, Unsafe documents that 227 abortion providers in 32 states were cited for more than 1,400 health and safety deficiencies between 2008 and 2016. Moreover, it reveals hundreds of significant violations of state laws regulating abortion clinics.

Even after a pregnant mother takes Mifepristone, it is still possible to discontinue a drug-induced abortion by not taking the prescribed Misoprostol. For more information, please contact your physician or medical provider.


Induced Abortion Methods & Risks - South Dakota

In addition, the impact on her reproductive future and health of subsequently born children is vital information for a woman to have if she considers abortion, as up to 75% of women who have an induced abortion will become pregnant again.4