Health Consequences of Abortion

(Click on Footnotes for Summaries)

Physical Emotional/Mental Other Consequences
     

Increased risk of premature birth [1] [2] [3]
 

Increased risk of future miscarriages [4]
 

Increased risk of breast cancer [5],  [6],  [7],  [8] [9]
[25]

Possible factor in autoimmune diseases [10]
 

Increased Risk of Pregnancy-Associated Death [11]

 


 

 

Increased risk of Depression [12],  [13]
 

Increased risk of anxiety disorders [14]
 

 

 

 

Psychiatric admissions are more common among low-income women who have had an abortion [15],  [16]

Abortion Leads to Various Mental Health Problems in Women. [17]


 

More prone to abuse future children [18]
 

Increased risk of substance abuse [19],  [20],  [21] [22]

Breast Cancer 2nd Leading Cause of Death in African-American Women [23]

 

 

Sleep Disorders More Common After Induced Abortion [24]

 

 


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