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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Clare Murphy, director of external affairs at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, said: "Accessible contraceptive services are often focused on the needs of younger women and women over the age of 25 can, in particular, find themselves excluded from schemes providing free pharmacy access to emergency contraception.
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Medical professionals wrote to the BBC with concerns and pro-choice charity British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) claimed the BBC was mistakenly treating abortion as a fraught political matter, stigmatising the medical professionals involved.
Writing in Spiked online, Ann Furedi, chief executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), praises the horrific new law in New York as "a breakthrough for choice." She goes on to say (emphasis ours):
This suggests many individuals could have symptoms of FASD." But the British Pregnancy Advisory Service urged caution.
Speaking to the Telegraph, Katherine O'Brien, head of media and policy research at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, said: "Pro-life organisations in the UK see what works in the US and then they adopt those tactics.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service, which has campaigned for the move, said it welcomed the decision, which is endorsed by the World Health Organisation, and added it was time for England to follow suit.
A spokesman for the British Pregnancy Advisory Service said: "It is not surprising to see a slight increase in the number of women over 35 accessing abortion services, in light of cuts to contraceptive services.
Clare Gerada, former chairwoman of the Royal College of General Physicians and a trustee of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service called the motion powerful and said that "the [British Medical Association] to be coming out absolutely overwhelmingly for the decriminalization of abortion" should mean that "politicians will have to stand up and listen and actually take action." A spokeswoman from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales criticized the notion, asserting that "the decriminalization of abortion may put more vulnerable women at risk."
Zenparent.in, a leading parenting and pregnancy advisory service provider recently announced the introduction of a new blogging feature on their platform which would help mothers, parents and experts to share their experience on wide variety of topics with respect to parenting and pregnancy.
30 -- Zenparent.in, a leading parenting and pregnancy advisory service provider recently announced the introduction of a new blogging feature on their platform which would help mothers, parents and experts to share their experience on wide variety of topics with respect to parenting and pregnancy.
British Pregnancy Advisory Service chief Ann Furedi said: "The proportion having abortions who are in partnerships or married has risen markedly over the last decade.