British Pregnancy Advisory Service


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British Pregnancy Advisory Service

A UK charity which supports reproductive choice and health by advocating and providing high quality, affordable services to prevent unwanted pregnancies with contraception or end them by abortion.
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British Pregnancy Advisory Service helps women get illegal abortions.
(7.) Furedi A, British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), London, personal communication, Aug.
A spokeswoman for the British Pregnancy Advisory Service said: "Women giving birth today are more likely to be older, and also larger, and this can mean they are more likely to need a C-section.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service said the morning-after pill costs an average PS28 in Britain, leading women to buy it unlicensed online.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service spokeswoman said: "A small number of women will experience unwanted pregnancy on a number of occasions over their lifetimes.
SIR - I feel Aled Blake's column (April 4) on the prayer vigil outside the British Pregnancy Advisory Service premises in Cardiff, was in poor taste.
While Ireland is considering what to do about abortion in circumstances other than those threatening a woman's life, bpas, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, took out an advertisement in the Irish Times reassuring women that it would still offer services to the 4,000 Irish women who travel to the UK for an abortion every year.
Q"I'VE just had a baby, do I need to use contraception to avoid getting pregnant again while I'm breastfeeding?" ATRACEY FORSYTH, left, British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) lead contraception nurse, says: "Fully breastfeeding your baby can act as a really effective contraceptive, but you do need to follow some rules for it to work properly: your baby must be less than six months old, you must be exclusively breastfeeding and feeding at regular intervals (every four hours during the day and six during the night), your periods must not have returned.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is offering to send the morning-after pill via post, free of charge, to women who submit an application online and talk to a nurse over the phone.
The defeat, after an increasingly bitter debate, was welcomed by one of the providers Bpas (British Pregnancy Advisory Service).
"I think women are generally remaining sexually active for longer, and women in their 40s increasingly see themselves as sexual players - whether or not they are in relationships - in a way that they didn't even a decade ago," said Ann Furedi, chief executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) wants an updated interpretation of the 1967 Abortion Act to allow women to take the second dose of tablets for an early medical abortion (EMA) at home.
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