Also, it is not unusual for the post abortive teen not to fully grasp the enormity of the act until she marries and has her first "wanted" child. Many women report trauma with viewing that first ultrasound.
But Ms. Magazine just briefly touches on this small study and the results to make their other point that if the women are going crazy it is not the act of aborting their offspring but the laws and regs they must go through to get the job done. Here some of their complaints.
State legislators have promoted measures like mandatory pre-abortion ultrasounds and biased counseling. Another way to steer young women away from abortion is to force them to first consult with their parents. Nebraska’s law may be the gold standard, redefining informed consent as a mandate for providers to foist potentially misleading, scientifically dubious “advice” on vulnerable women.