A woman's book of choices: abortion, menstrual extraction, RU-486

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Four Walls Eight Windows, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 271 pages
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The first complete guide for women planning an abortion or thinking of having one. Public controversy, the advocacy of personal freedoms, and the timeliness of its publication should make A Woman's Book of Choices one of the more talked about books of 1992. Includes information on menstrual extraction and other home healthcare techniques.

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The New Our Bodies, Ourselves calls menstrual extraction (ME) "a powerful example of medical research done by women on and for ourselves." As the safest and most effective of the techniques that can ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bryn - Goodreads

It's true that much of the information in this book is dated, but I've never seen more thorough published instruction on menstrual extraction. We should all have a copy in the event of, like, the rise of fascism. Read full review

Contents

Why This Book is Necessary
1
Folk Remedies That Are Dangerous
203
What Practitioners Need to Know
221
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Rebecca Chalker is an internationally renowned women's health writer and activist. Her books include "The Complete Cervical Cap Guide", "Overcoming Bladder Disorders", and "A Woman's Book of Choices: Abortion, Menstrual Extraction, RU-486" (Seven Stories Press, 1992). She edited "A New View of A Woman's Body" and "How to Stay Out of the Gynecologist's Office". She has published articles for "Ms.", "The Village Voice", and "Self", among other magazines and academic journals, and often lectures on women's health and sexuality issues. Chalker lives in New York City.

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