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Our bodies, ourselves

informing and inspiring women across generations

by Boston Women"s Health Book Collective

  • 203 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diseases,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Psychology,
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Women"s Health,
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / General,
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Sexuality,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBoston Women"s Health Book Collective
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA778 .N49 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24896172M
    ISBN 109781439190661
    LC Control Number2011022749

    Our Bodies, Ourselves is a book about women's health and sexuality produced by the nonprofit organization Our Bodies Ourselves (originally called the Boston Women's Health Book Collective). First published in , it contains information related to many aspects of women's health and sexuality, including sexual health, sexual orientation. Although the number of women in the United States choosing medication abortion (abortion with pills) is increasing each year, aspiration abortion (also called surgical or suction abortion) is currently the most common method used for abortions during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy. In , about 73% of all abortions were aspiration abortions. For information on other .


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