Abortion is the practice of terminating a pregnancy after the embryo has been planted in the uterus (abortion) an individual’s stance on this controversial issue categorizes them into one of two very different groups an individual who feels that a woman should not have an abortion- due to moral or religious views- is said to be “pro-life. Women opting for legal abortion did not base their choice of abortion method only on biomedical information from professionals, but also on experiences, personal reasoning and emotions, especially fear current practice and guidelines on counselling abortion-seeking women may not address women’s reasoning.
Abortion in the case of life-threatening medical conditions is different because the woman's life is literally in danger as well, not that this makes her life more important than the unborn, but the fact that she should not have to die to deliver the baby. Guttmacher has data as recent as 2014 and it is publicly available there is also data from the cdc and it is congruent with guttmacher the cdc says 145% of women having abortion in 2014 were married, over 50% of women already had a child or children.
The decision is on whether or not to have an abortion is the woman's because it is involves surgery and/or carrying a baby to term so if the father had a choice he could then force a woman to carry a baby to term against her will or have surgery against her will. It says, “the reasons women give for having an abortion underscore their understanding of the responsibilities of parenthood and family life” so in other words, it’s being responsible and understanding the impact so three out of four women site their concern for taking care of another person in the family as a reason to abort the baby.
In developing countries, women seldom have any rights to their own bodies, so, if they were to decide to have an abortion, they would have to do so in secret the secret surgery would not only cost the potential life of an infant but also the life of the mother (haddad.
The psychological implications of abortion are as disputed as the act of abortion itself whether or not post-abortion syndrome is a real or imagined condition, there is no denying the fact that abortion has left countless women with feelings of profound regret.