Adoption And Abortion Analysis

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In the United States more than half of all pregnancies are unintended. Unintended pregnancy is when it is either untimed or unwanted. If a woman wanted to become pregnant in the future but not at the moment she became pregnant it’s untimed but if she didn’t want to become pregnant at any time in the near future or at the time it is unwanted. According to the National Survey of Family Growth of 2006-2008, 29% of pregnancies were untimed, 19% were unwanted and of these 43% ended in abortion. (Moss D., Synder M.J. & Lu L.D, 2015) Women have to make a difficult decision of choosing between delivering the infant and choosing adoption or raising the infant and having an induced abortion. This is a complex decision with many social factors influencing …show more content…
One reason a woman may choose an abortion is the lack of financial support. In a study women who called a post- abortion hotline shared the desire to be mothers but the lack of financial and partner support which lead to deciding an abortion. (Garbers, Meserve, Kottke, Hatcher, & Chiasson, 2013). Women want to assure stability for future children or existing children; 60 percent are already mothers. (Jones, Rachel, Frohwirth, Lori, & Moore 2008) This is an important part of deciding especially if it is an untimed pregnancy and women feel the need to sacrifice in order to be able to assure their children or future children stability and resources. Women who deliver the infant may be due inaccessible to abortion among low-income minorities regardless whether it was an unwanted or untimed …show more content…
It is important that women are informed of all the possible outcomes from an unintended pregnancy. They should be given unbiased support from the healthcare provider and anyone helping in the situation. Providing women with the right information about financial assistance or any assistance if necessary if a women decides in raising the child. Information about the process and about licensed adoption agencies or legal safe abortion is also important. This will help the woman stay safe and avoid any obstacle with her decision. Healthy support from her health provider is important and it is a woman’s right to decide without judgment or uncertainty what is best for

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