Alan Guttmacher, former president of Planned Parenthood on how pregnancy does not worsen psychological problems. This is in conflict with the belief that abortion is necessary for a woman’s mental health.
“There is little evidence that pregnancy itself worsens a psychosis, either intensifying it or rendering the prognosis for full recovery less likely.”
Alan F Guttmacher “Therapeutic Abortion: The Doctor’s Dilemma” Journal of Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 21:1954
Around this time and shortly afterward, however, pro-abortion activists were encouraging states to legalize abortion for mental health reasons. this quote shows that they were aware such reasons had no validity.Share on Facebook