Aiken ARA, Padron E, Broussard K, & Johnson DM. The impact of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws on women’s abortion decision-making and experiences. BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health 2018.
Aiken ARA, Johnson DM, Broussard K, Padron E. Experiences of women in Ireland who accessed abortion by travelling abroad or by using abortion medication at home: a qualitative study. BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health 2018.
Aiken ARA, Digol I, Trussel J, Gomperts R. Self reported outcomes and adverse events after medical abortion through online telemedicine: population based study in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The BMJ 2017.
Aiken ARA, Gomperts R & Trussel J. Experiences and characteristics of women seeking and completing at‐home medical termination of pregnancy through online telemedicine in Ireland and Northern Ireland. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2016.
Selected Media Coverage of Research
“Over 5,600 Irish women sought abortion pills online” The Irish Times, October 2016
“Women Feel Empowered by Online Abortions” BBC News
“‘Internet abortions’ may be safe option where procedure is restricted, study suggests” The Washington Post, May 2017
“Getting an Abortion With Telemedicine Is Safe, Study Says” Time Magazine, May 2017
“Online access to abortion pill may be safe alternative to clinics” Reuters, June 2017
“Irish women report relief and gratitude after using abortion pills” The Guardian, October 2017
“Illegal Abortion Will Mean Abortion By Mail: What to expect when you’re expecting your abortifacient pill delivery” The Atlantic, July 2018
“Abortion restrictions prompt international activists to provide care in America” Fox News, October 2018
“Abortion pills now available by mail in US — but FDA may be investigating” CNN, November 2018
“Study finds that 'home abortions' using pills & online support are safe” The Independent, January 2019
“A European doctor prescribes abortion pills to U.S. women over the internet — but the FDA is watching”
NBC News, June 2019
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