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Which woman, in 1916, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States?

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Mary Dennett

Margaret Sanger

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Interesting note: The clinic was shut down and she received 30 days in jail.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Susan B. Anthony

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True or False?  Most women experience overwhelming grief and anxiety after receiving an abortion.

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True

False

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How many women have natural labors (meaning they receive no epidural, pain killers, or other medications)?

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1%

5%

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Many women choose to have natural births so that their babies are not affected by medication. Over 90% of all infants in the U.S. are born with drugs such as narcotics from epidurals, pitocin, and acetaminophen in their systems.

15%

33%

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During pregnancy it is best to avoid even moderate amounts of...

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Alcohol and other drugs (they are associated with premature delivery, mental retardation, birth defects, and low birth weight babies)

Caffeine(less than 300mg per day)

Shark, swordfish, king mackerel, or white snapper (as these have high levels of mercury)

Raw fish (as it is more likely to contain parasites or bacteria than cooked fish)

All of the above

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Prior to 2003, what percent of abortions were considered, “partial birth abortions” meaning they occurred after the 20th week of gestation?

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Less than 1%

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This procedure medically known as intact dilation and extraction was deemed illegal in 2003 by the Supreme Court.

5%

10%

50%

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What percent of babies are delivered by cesarean section in the United States?

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20%

25%

33%

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The World Health Organization recommends C-sections rates of less than 15%. American women who receive an epidural are 4 times more likely to have c-sections. 20% of all births in the United States are induced.

50%

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True or False?  Taking an entire pack (or large amount) of birth control pills will have the same effect as a medical abortion.

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True

False

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True or False? Having sex in the third trimester of pregnancies can harm the fetus.

Response:

True

False

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False. The fetus is well-protected inside of the uterus; however, sex should be avoided if the mother is at risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection as it can be passed from the mother to the fetus during pregnancy or childbirth.

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True or False? Pregnancy commonly causes soreness and enlargement of the breasts.

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True

False