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In this 2018 photo, mifepristone and misoprostol pills are provided at a Carafem clinic for medication abortions in Skokie, Ill.

In this 2018 photo, mifepristone and misoprostol pills are provided at a Carafem clinic for medication abortions in Skokie, Ill.

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In this 2018 photo, mifepristone and misoprostol pills are provided at a Carafem clinic for medication abortions in Skokie, Ill.

In this 2018 photo, mifepristone and misoprostol pills are provided at a Carafem clinic for medication abortions in Skokie, Ill.

Chicago Tribune/TNS

Unintended consequences of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, one year later

Some providers say abortions can be an essential tool to treat dangerous and complicated pregnancies.

In this 2018 photo, mifepristone and misoprostol pills are provided at a Carafem clinic for medication abortions in Skokie, Ill.

Chicago Tribune/TNS

   

Some abortion bans and restrictions in the U.S. allow the procedure if the mother’s life is in danger or if a fetus would not survive after delivery. But many providers say these exceptions aren’t clearly defined, creating confusion and putting patients in dangerous situations.

Reset checks in with a provider, patient and lawmaker in Illinois to learn more about how the Dobbs decision has shifted the medical landscape.

GUESTS: Lauren Woodham Roth, Illinois resident who received care for an ectopic pregnancy

Dr. Sadia Haider, interim chair of the Rush Department of OB-GYN and the Complex Family Planning Fellowship Director

Illinois State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago)

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