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Essays and analysis

12 November 2013

Breastfeeding bribes

A new scheme that gives new mums money to breastfeed is an assault on choice. By Jennie Bristow, editor, Reproductive Review.

17 September 2013

You can’t be pro-choice only when you like the choice

Ann Furedi, chief executive of British Pregnancy Advisory Service, explains the dangers of clamping down on ‘sex-selection abortions’.

11 July 2013

Early abortions, ‘repeat’ abortions, and terminations for fetal anomaly

Jennie Bristow analyses three issues of note in the 2012 national abortion statistics.

26 April 2013

Remaking the case for a woman’s right to choose

Writing on spiked, BPAS chief executive Ann Furedi argues that in replacing the ideal of reproductive choice with ‘reproductive justice’, feminists underestimate women’s capacity for autonomy.

2 April 2013

The politics of childbirth

Jennie Bristow reviews the historical controversy surrounding the decision over where, and how, it is best to give birth.

22 January 2013

Essay: The ‘generation war’ over abortion rights

The shift away from 'choice' to 'reproductive justice' will do younger generations of women no favours, argues Jennie Bristow.

29 June 2011

Pregnancy counselling in Britain: a review of the literature

By Dr Ellie Lee, author of Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health.

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