Category Archives: Emotional Impact on Providers

Doctor explains why he does not do abortions

Dr. Aaron Sacks trained to do abortions, but after residency, decided not to do them. He explains why: “Since finishing residency, I have never done any abortions. I think it has to do with – as much as I would … Continue reading

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Abortion worker has nightmares after counting fetal parts

Former abortion worker Jewels Green describes the nightmare she had while she was working abortion clinic: “After an abortion, the instrument tray was passed through the window in the wall into the autoclave room. The other thing that passed through was … Continue reading

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Doctor weighs pros and cons of D&E procedure

In an article in the Lancet, a doctor explains that a D&E procedure (where the baby is dismembered in utero) is easier for a woman to undergo than an induction abortion, where the woman has to go through labor. He says: … Continue reading

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Clinic worker finds abortion “draining and exhausting”

One abortion facility worker said: “I find [providing abortions] draining and exhausting, I become tired to the point where I do not want to relate to anyone, especially my family who may be in need of emotional support. I feel … Continue reading

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Abortionist experiences feelings of remorse

In a book on abortion counseling, one British abortionist said: “I occasionally feel pangs of remorse and have to remind myself of the consequences of the woman’s continuing with the pregnancy.” Joanna Brien, Ida Fairbairn Pregnancy and Abortion Counseling (London: … Continue reading

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Abortionist had drinking problem

Judy was an abortion clinic worker working for an abortionist who was always drunk. When she got pregnant with a wanted baby, the abortionist promised he would be sober when he delivered her baby. He had no problem being drunk when … Continue reading

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Counselor talks about abortion workers’ trauma doing abortions

Mary Mullany, a British psychologist, describes how emotional problems plagued nurses who work at abortion facilities.  The graphic nature of the abortions they witnessed created discouragement and led to a high turnover rate. “My work as a Psychiatric Clinical Specialist … Continue reading

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Woman observing in abortion clinic becomes hardened

Magda Denes, who spent a year watching abortions and interviewing people at an abortion clinic, describes becoming numb to the horror of the procedures and the pain of the women: “In a month’s time I acquire a sort of wooden … Continue reading

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Abortionist’s daughter: “he is sadder now”

The daughter of one abortionist said: “It’s sort of sad, that society has forced him into this. He seems like a sadder person now than when his practice was delivering a lot of babies.” Tom Junod “THE ABORTIONIST” GQ February … Continue reading

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Abortion worker was “disturbed” by seeing body parts

Abortion clinic worker Ida Dupont: “The second trimester abortions were hard for me to deal with because they are admittedly a bit gory. …I remember witnessing one of these procedures and being disturbed at the sight of parts of a fetus … Continue reading

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