Medically Supported At-Home Medication Abortion Care and the Future of Reproductive Freedom
Birch ◆ August 5, 2022 ◆ 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
With the legal future of abortion care in jeopardy, abortion remains inaccessible for many people — existing obstacles to care were only compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, which revealed the necessity of telehealthcare for abortion. carafem, a reproductive health care provider specializing in abortion care, has provided care for over 6,000 clients via secure video conference. This presentation will highlight how providing inclusive, affirming, and unapologetic in person and at-home abortion care is a method to increase access to abortion care, particularly for BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+ people, low-income folks, people with disabilities, and other historically marginalized groups.