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Abortion Counseling
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1. Definition

Abortion counseling is the counseling of women who contemplate or have decided upon having an abortion, with a view to making sure that they are aware of all the options and consequences. Some places insist that counseling must occur before an abortion is in fact performed. Social workers may offer advice on the possibilities of assistance or adoption, should the final decision be not to have the abortion…

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Koschorke, Martin, “Abortion Counseling”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_A12>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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