Suicide Rate for Women Having Abortions is Higher Than Women Giving Birth

***Re-blog from Hommunism News. Its the weekend and I am showcasing work from others. I found the statistics in this work fascinating. I encourage you to process them and make your own decisions. Please have a good weekend, too.***

Hommunism News

(source) Abortions cause a host of mental health problems for women, but a new study claims suicide is not one of those risks. However, prior research demonstrates pretty convincingly that the suicide rate for women having abortions is higher than for women giving birth.

As one British news outlet reports:

Research has now revealed women who have abortions actually appear more likely to try to kill themselves a year before the abortion than afterwards.

University of Maryland experts studied a total of 523,380 women in Denmark to track possible links between abortion and suicide attempts. The study looked at data spanning more than 17 years for women aged between 18 and 36, focusing on first-time abortions and failed suicide attempts.

It found that, although women who had abortions were more likely to try to end their lives than those who didn’t, the abortion itself wasn’t…

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