Did you know the birth control pill can cause abortions?

More and more men and women are learning that a number of forms of birth control (including the birth control pill, the IUD, the morning after pill, and progesterone-only pills, shots, and implants) can cause the newly conceived child to fail to implant in the wall of the uterus – and thus can have an abortifacient effect.

More Information:

I’ve written extensively on this topic. Here are some of my publications on the topic:

Postfertilization Effects of Oral Contraceptives and Their Relationship to Informed Consent. Published in the Archives of Family Medicine in 2000.

The Growing Debate About the Abortifacient Effect of the Birth Control Pill and the Principle of the Double Effect. Published in the journal Ethics and Medicine in 2000.

Why I Stopped Prescribing the Pill. Published in the Archives of Family Medicine in 2000.

Postfertilization Effect of Hormonal Emergency Contraception. Published in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy in 2002.

 

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