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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802, 2017

We remain deeply concerned

February 8th, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General: Today, the Senate confirmed abortion opponent Jeff Sessions as Attorney General by a [...]

102, 2017

As his nomination advances, NAF continues to oppose Sessions

February 1st, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 11-9 vote to confirm Jeff Sessions as Attorney General: As the nomination of Jeff Sessions advances to [...]

3101, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, a far-right jurist

January 31st, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court: We need a Supreme Court [...]

3101, 2017

NAF applauds the EACH Woman Act

January 31st, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) on the introduction of the EACH Woman Act: I applaud Representative Barbara Lee and Representative Jan Schakowsky along with Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs [...]

2501, 2017

Global HER Act to Permanently Repeal the Global Gag Rule

January 25th, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the Introduction of the Global Health Empowerment and Rights (HER) Act to Permanently Repeal the Global Gag Rule: We thank Senators [...]

2401, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives passes harmful abortion funding ban

January 24th, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the passage of H.R. 7, the so-called “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act”: Just days after [...]

2301, 2017

This draconian policy has been devastating

January 23rd, 2017|

Statement by Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on President Trump’s Executive Order reinstating the Global Gag Rule: President Trump’s decision to reinstate the Global Gag Rule will endanger already [...]

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 [...]