# Pain during and after abortion has been inadequately studied.
#Women report pain levels that are usually much worse than suggested in pre-abortion counseling.
#There are a number of unpleasant side effects, including nausea, various gastrointestinal discomforts, prolonged bleeding
#Abortion increases a woman's overall risk of breast cancer by 30 per cent. The risk is likely much higher in women who have a first abortion at a young age, or who have a family history of breast cancer. Since 1957, 23 of 37 worldwide studies show an increased breast cancer risk with abortion, a risk as high as 310 per cent.
#Subsequent pregnancies are negatively affected by induced abortion. The main complications are: cervical incompetence leading to future miscarriages; uterine perforations and placenta previa with serious implications to the health of the woman and her child(ren) in later pregnancies; and ectopic pregnancies which, if undiagnosed and not treated, can lead to a woman's death. ... more