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Pregnant mom sees ultrasound, becomes pro-life

One pro-choice woman became pro-life after watching her baby develop on ultrasound. Her visits to the obstetrician let her see her baby girl as she developed in the womb. “When I went to my prenatal appointments, we would take pictures … Continue reading

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“It wasn’t just getting rid of fetal tissue”

A woman considering an abortion did research on fetal development. She says: “I started doing some research. I went around the hospitals and I started to see all the latest equipment and scans and all the rest of it.… I … Continue reading

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Rape survivor: my son restored my faith in life

Cathy D. Kirkland said of her son, conceived in rape: “He restored my faith in life and gave me a reason to get up in the morning…I have a lot of fun with people who want to know what race … Continue reading

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Raped woman praises her daughter

In People magazine: A rape survivor who had her baby described her daughter as “a fun-loving child, so sweet, with so many good qualities.” “Helen” (a pseudonym), quoted in Peter Carlson and Jane Sims Podesta, “Raising a Child of Rape,” People, … Continue reading

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12 year old incest victim regrets her abortions

A woman tells the following story: “… At 12 years old, I became pregnant; it was my father’s baby. Mom and Dad forced me to have an abortion… As I grew up I fell into one bad relationship after another… … Continue reading

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Pregnant from rape, she loves her daughter

A woman shared the following story: “I was your ordinary girl, ready to start my senior year in high school. And like most high school girls I was thinking about things like Friday night football games, which college I would … Continue reading

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Woman’s son saddened by her abortion

One woman recalls how she told her kids about her abortion: “My only regret about having this abortion is that many years later, within the last three or maybe five years, the boys were out here, the oldest and youngest … Continue reading

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Men sometimes suffer from abortion even when women don’t

One researcher who worked with postabortion men said: “Men are confused when their partners are okay with having had an abortion, but they themselves are depressed, guilty, grieving or shame filled.” A. Torre-Bueno Peace after Abortion (San Diego, California: Pimpernel … Continue reading

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Rape survivor: Abortion intensified my pain

Rape survivor Julie Crockett recounts her story: “When I was 12 a youth/music minister in his early 20s offered to teach me guitar lessons. My parents readily agreed for his church position was all the credential they needed. Soon the … Continue reading

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Raped at 11, woman regrets aborting twins

A woman who had an abortion after rape at the age of 11 deeply regretted it. She had an abortion in which the baby was killed by poison and then labor induced. She did not go into labor at the … Continue reading

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