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Abortion discussions online, like so many personal and emotional topics, are rife with misinformation.

Here we correct 4 big misconceptions: we’ve seen floating around:

  • Both childbirth and abortion come with risks, but in general the risks are higher for childbirth.
  • Abortion has no effect on breast cancer risk.
  • Abortion has no effect on future fertility.
  • Abortions are very common, and you probably know someone who has had one.

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