BPAS: Women considering abortion “should be reassured” by AMRC report into abortion and mental health

bpas comment on publication of Academy of Medical Royal Colleges review on mental health and abortion

bpas Medical Director Patricia Lohr said:

‘bpas welcomes this considered and thoughtful review which shows that having an abortion is no greater risk to a woman’s health than continuing a pregnancy. Women considering abortion should be reassured that their decision is not likely to have an adverse effect on their mental health.’