Who We Are

HowToUse is an online community run by dedicated individuals who believe that all women, regardless of where they live, should have access to a safe abortion option.

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What We Do

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HowToUse works to share facts and resources about the abortion pill- what to consider beforehand, where to acquire quality abortion pills, how to use them safely, what to expect, and when to seek medical help if necessary We're here to equip women with the information they need to safely navigate abortion on their own terms.

Where We Work

HowToUse HowToUse is a global organization- we're here to provide information and resources to women around the world. We currently have our website translated into 22 languages. Need a language you don't see? Contact us at info@howtouseabortionpill.org

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Disclaimer

Every effort is made to ensure the information contained in the pages of the web site is accurate. However, contents are subject to change from time to time and the authors can accept no liability for the accuracy of the information presented at any given time.

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References

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  • Abortion Facts. National Abortion Federation;n.d.
  • Assorted Abortion Resources.Guttmacher; n.d.
  • Clinical Practice Handbook for Safe Abortion. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2014.
  • Creinin, M & Grossman D(2014). Medical Management of First-Trimester Abortion: 143(2):1-18.
  • The Abortion Pill: Medical Abortion with Mifepristone and Misoprostol. The Feminist Women’s Health Center; 2010.
  • Using the combination of Mifepristone and Misoprostol: All you need to know. safe2choose; 2015.
  • Using Misoprostol: All you need to know. safe2choose; 2015.
  • Vekemans, M(n.d.) First trimester abortion guidelines and protocols – Surgical and medical procedures. International Planned Parenthood Federation.
  • Von Hertzen H & Baird D(2006). Frequently asked questions about medical abortion. Contraception: 74(1):3-10.
  • Women's Health Care Physicians. Induced Abortion - ACOG. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,May 2015. Web.

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