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About Sarah

Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. and is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.

Pro-choice therapist: abortion guilt can lead to “self-destructive” behaviour

Pro-choice therapist Kim Kluger-Bell  says: “Unresolved guilt over abortion and pregnancy losses can result in a tendency to behave in a self-destructive manner. Shame is a common accompaniment to many forms of pregnancy loss but can be particularly acute in the … Continue reading

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Selective reduction patient mourns her lost baby

A woman who had In Vitro Fertilization done and conceived four babies had a “selective reduction” where one baby was aborted. A pro-choice therapist asked her some questions: “Did you feel like you got enough emotional support during the pregnancy reduction?” “No, … Continue reading

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“Who are you trying to convince?”

Some authors have suggested that women who are troubled by their abortions often help convince other women to abort, reaffirming their decision through the other woman’s choice. This may be why an estimated 70% of those who work at abortion … Continue reading

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Mother of Baby with Hydrocephalus is told to abort by 3 different doctors

Hydrocephalus is a disease where fluid collects in the brain of an unborn baby. the prognosis varies, but many children with hydrocephalus go on to live normal lives. The mother of a child with hydrocephalus describes the pressure that was … Continue reading

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I thought of my child as a “bunch of cells”

One woman who had an abortion knew that she was pregnant with a child, but tried to convince herself it was just a bunch of cells: “My whole world fell in around me as I tried to make the hardest decision … Continue reading

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Nurse describes how she disposed of fetal remains

Former abortion nurse describes how she disposed of “fetal remains” i.e. aborted children: I used a simple kitchen strainer, over a sink, and sifted through the contents of the collection jar after an abortion. I had to make certain all … Continue reading

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Postabortion woman: something between us died

From a woman after her abortion: “I wished for a peaceful and stable relationship, which I don’t believe I will find with my present partner. It feels like something between us has died.” Vivian Wahlberg Memories After Abortion (Oxford: Radcliffe … Continue reading

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Aborted babies as biological waste

A Swedish author writes: “Until 1990 all aborted fetuses [in Sweden] were considered to be biological waste, and were handled as risk waste and placed in special waste bags that were sent for incineration. The need for new routines led … Continue reading

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Abortionist: we terminate some babies, fight to save others

One abortionist talked about fighting to save the lives of wanted premature babies while aborting a baby of the same age (or nearly the same age) in another part of the hospital: ”It makes us all schizophrenic. Nowadays we are … Continue reading

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Most women won’t seek illegal abortion

On the question of whether women will seek illegal abortions, two studies showed the following: In Denmark and Sweden, surveys were taken of women who were turned down their applications for abortion – only 11 to 16% obtained illegal abortions … Continue reading

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