Higgins discusses #WeCount survey in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel summarizes findings from the Society of Family Planning’s #WeCount report that highlights a marked decline in abortions performed across the United States since the June 2022 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

In “National report finds sharp decline in abortions in the U.S. since Dobbs decision”, UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive and Population Health and UW Collaborative for Reproductive Equity Director Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH, shared insight on what the data might tell us about people traveling to other states for abortion care:

"One of the things that people had expected after Dobbs was that states like California would get an influx of people ... states with relatively few restrictions," Higgins said. "What the #WeCount report shows is that we haven't seen the flooding into those states."

Read the whole article here.