Category Archives: Women’s Stories of Abortion Counseling

Teen incest victim was not helped by her abortion

Kate, who was molested and raped by her father, became pregnant by him, decided to get an abortion. She was far advanced in her pregnancy when she went to the abortion facility: “In fact no-one ever asked me the identity … Continue reading

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Survey: most post-abortion women wouldn’t want to abort again

The post-abortion organization, Open Arms, has been gathering information from abortive women since 1986. These items from their ongoing survey reflect data released in the spring of 1997: Reason for Abortion Social: 82% Economic: 9% Health: 5% Life: 1% Rape: … Continue reading

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Woman told her 11 week baby was “collection of cells”

A British woman spoke about the “counseling” she got before her abortion: “I went to see the BPAS [British Pregnancy Advisory Service]; the people I saw seemed impersonal, very businesslike in their attitude and there was no counseling… Although I … Continue reading

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Woman regrets she wasn’t counseled before abortion

Looking back on her abortion, one woman said: “Had I been counseled properly concerning the pain and the development of my unborn child, I doubt that I would’ve chosen abortion. I was not forewarned of the health risks or the … Continue reading

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Woman goes to abortion clinic, leaves at the last moment

A woman who went to an abortion clinic to abort her baby tells her story: “I took a good friend with me, as well as my boyfriend. It was a three hour drive to Houston and no one said much. … Continue reading

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The abortion clinic never suggested alternatives

A woman who tried to abort her baby twice and was later glad the abortions failed (read her story here)  wrote about how clinic workers never suggested any other option to her. There was, apparently, no counselling at the abortion facility … Continue reading

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Woman who had abortion: “there was no counseling”

Pro-choice author Cara J. Marianna compiled a collection of women’s abortion testimonies for a book. One woman says: “I had to [travel to another town for the abortion]. I remember going once and, thinking back now, there wasn’t any question from … Continue reading

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Abortionist refuses to answer woman’s question

One woman who had an abortion asked the abortionist a question that he refused to answer: “I always wondered, you know. I asked if it was a boy or a girl. He said, ‘Why would you want to know?’ He … Continue reading

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Woman lied to by abortion clinic, told the truth by pro-lifers

A pro-life author tells the following story: “In conducting interviews for this book, I was introduced to one young woman from the Southwest whose experience underscored the disinformation that comes from abortion clinics. As a single college student, Annie was … Continue reading

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Woman gets counseling for tubal ligation, not abortion

A woman who had an abortion remarked on the lack of counseling in the clinic: “So, we confirmed the pregnancy. There was no interview about the decision at that time. I just said ‘No, I don’t want to continue the … Continue reading

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