Abortion

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 Teen pregnancy may be one of the most difficult experiences that a teen/young adult might face. It interferes with schoolwork, plans with friends, parties you may want to attend, etc. Pregnancy can be easily prevented, but most teens do not consider their options. Options can include, safe sex by using a condom or taking birth control or also, abstinence, which is reframing from sexual activity. However, if pregnancy does become apart of a teens life, there is always the options of putting the child up for adoption or aborting the child. At times, abortion can be the best decision that a young person could make. Abortion should be legal and an alternative for all women. Abortion: one of the most common medical procedures that consist of the termination of a pregnancy by removing the embryo or fetus and placenta from the uterus. There are approximately forty-two million abortions that happen per year and approximately one hundred and fifteen abortions that happen per day. Abortion methods always depend on what trimester of the pregnancy it is. For example, in the first trimester, both medical and surgical abortion is acceptable. Medical abortion involves taking medicines to abort a pregnancy, such as a medicine called Mifepristone, which is taken in a form of a pill, and was approved in the U.S. in September 2000. Surgical abortion is basically inserting a plastic tube into the uterus to suction out the fetus and placenta. It is usually a procedure that lasts about 10-15 minutes, but you may have to stay at the clinic for a few hours for recovery. An abortion is usually obtained by people who are too young or old to have children or doesn’t have the acceptable income to be able to take care of a child. Statistics say that 52% of women obtaining abortions in the U.S. are younger than 25. High school is the most exciting, carefree, and relaxing four years of a teen’s young life. Prom, driving for the first time, going out...
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