So my birthday is coming up on July 8th. My birthday wish this year is that everyone donates money or time to their local LGBTQP...
More mothers had abortions than childless women last year for the first time since the procedure became legal in Britain.
Latest statistics for 2011 published yesterday show that 51 per cent of women undergoing abortions already had at least one child.
Repeat abortions also rose to 36 per cent of the total, an increase of 5 per cent in the past decade. Among under-18s, 7 per cent had had one or more previous abortions
A leading abortion provider said the growing use of abortion to limit family size showed the need for contraceptive and sexual health services among older women and mothers had been neglected relative to younger women.
BPAS, formerly the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, said the “massive” emphasis on infertility could be lulling older women in to wrongly believing they could not get pregnant.
Marie Stopes International, which provides abortion and contraceptive services, called on the Government to boost contraceptive provision for women who had already terminated at least one pregnancy.
Read the rest at The Independent here.