Week 4 Reading and Resources

Abortion After the First Trimester and Obstacles to Accessing Safe Abortion in the US and Worldwide

In this section, you will find readings and links to supplementary material that pertains to Week 4 of the Abortion Course.


Articles in Popular Culture

Academic Literature

  • Kerns J, Vanjani R, Freedman L, Meckstroth K, Drey EA, Steinauer J. Women’s decision making  regarding choice of second trimester termination  method for pregnancy complications. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.2012:116(3):244-8.
  • ACOG Practice Bulletin 135: Second-Trimester Abortion. Obstetrics & Gynecology, June 2013, Vol 121, Issue 6, pg 1394-1406.
  • Fox MC, Krajewski CM. Cervical preparation for second-trimester surgical abortion prior to 20 weeks’ gestation: SFP Guideline 2013-14. Contraception. 2014 Feb; 89(2): 75-84.

General Resources