Women who are denied abortions have a higher risk for mental health problems soon afterward compared to women who are allowed to go through with the procedure, a new study finds.

For five years, researchers tracked nearly 1,000 women who either received or were denied abortions from 30 facilities in 21 U.S. states.

Altogether, 273 women received an abortion in their first trimester, 413 received an abortion within two weeks of the facility’s gestational limit, and 231 were denied an abortion because their pregnancy fell within the three weeks after the facility’s limit.

 

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