This article states some of the possible reasons that women have an abortion. It is based on a five-month research conducted on 38 facilities in the United States. The questionnaires covered both the reasons why the women chose to have an abortion. For those who had an abortion after 16 weeks, why they chose to delay the abortion. On average, a majority of the respondent provided 3.7 reasons, while others had as many as five reasons for opting to have an abortion.