What women want from pregnancy counselling

The Government's decision to fund pregnancy counselling with input from Catholic agencies is controversial but preoccupation with the issue overlooks a larger question. Over four years the Government will spend $15.5 million on the pregnancy advice hotline and an additional $35 million on a Medicare rebate for pregnancy-related counselling. At a time when there are critical deficiencies in other health services, many are asking whether there is any evidence of a sudden demand for pregnancy counselling or a sudden rise in the number of abortions - Elisabeth Wynhausen

What women want from pregnancy counselling