Common Questions and Myths

Read about common questions and myths such as:

If I have an abortion, will I be able to get pregnant again?

Does abortion cause an increased risk of breast cancer?

Is there a post-abortion syndrome?

Making an Informed Choice

We want you to be able to make an informed decision, no matter what option you may choose. The information in these pages can help you think through your options.

Abortion: ending your pregnancy.
Adoption: giving someone else the legal right and responsibility to raise your child.
Parenthood: carrying the pregnancy to term and raising your child.

Need Help?

For information and financial assistance, call the NAF hotline:

1-800-772-9100

For clinic referrals only (no funding):

1-877-257-0012

Press Releases

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1001, 2017

The Attorney General must lead with impartiality.

January 10th, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General: NAF strongly opposes the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General [...]

901, 2017

The Attorney General must lead with impartiality. #StopSessions

January 9th, 2017|

Testimony of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO National Abortion Federation Submitted to the Judiciary Committee United States Senate Hearing on the Nomination of Jeff Sessions to be the Attorney General of the United States January [...]

901, 2017

I have received threats against my life #StopSessions

January 9th, 2017|

Written Testimony of Julie A. Burkhart, a NAF member Trust Women Foundation Founder and CEO for a Hearing on Attorney General Nomination Submitted to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee January 10, 2017 My name is [...]

512, 2016

No Evidence of Wrongdoing By Abortion Providers

December 5th, 2016|

Today, the Democratic Members of the Select Investigative Panel, which has been investigating abortion providers for the last 15 months, issued a 112-page report affirming that their investigation has found no evidence of wrongdoing by [...]

112, 2016

Saporta: The Select Panel should be disbanded

December 1st, 2016|

Statement by Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the passing of H.R. 933 funding for the Select Panel:   “The Select Panel should be disbanded, not given more taxpayer [...]

711, 2016

NAF mourns the death of former Attorney General Janet Reno

November 7th, 2016|

Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation, on the passing of former Attorney General Janet Reno and her legacy addressing anti-abortion violence: NAF and our members mourn the death of former Attorney [...]

2706, 2016

SCOTUS Strikes Down Part Of Texas TRAP Law, H.B. 2

June 27th, 2016|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt: Today’s Supreme Court decision is an important first step in [...]

906, 2016

Leading Experts File Briefs in Support of NAF’s Preliminary Injunction

June 9th, 2016|

This week, experts filed six amicus briefs with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the National Abortion Federation’s (NAF’s) preliminary injunction against the Center for Medical Progress and other defendants. The amicus [...]

1905, 2016

Senate Approves Zika Funding Amendment with Harmful Hyde Language

May 19th, 2016|

Statement by Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on Zika Funding Amendment: Today, the Senate approved a Zika funding amendment, which unfortunately includes harmful language that will restrict women’s access [...]

1905, 2016

Oklahoma Criminalizes Providing Abortion Care

May 19th, 2016|

Statement by Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): Today, the Oklahoma legislature passed a bill to effectively ban abortion care in the state by making it a felony to provide [...]