Category Archives: Women’s Health

Abortion worker: women’s tears may be from physical pain

From a reporter who interviewed abortion doulas, abortion doulas work in clinics and help comfort women as they kill their babies: “Vicki Bloom, who does birth and abortion work in New York, told me that … seeing tears on the table … Continue reading

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The New York Times tells story of botched abortion victim

An article in the New York Times tells of an abortion performed by Dr. Abu Hayat, which led to severe complications “Ms. Olivo paid cash in advance. After a 30-minute wait, she said, the nurse took her into a room, … Continue reading

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51 year-old married man gets 25 year-old pregnant, she aborts

In an article about men and abortion, “Dan” tells his story: “I really fucked this one up. At 51, I was having an affair with a 25-year-old and got her pregnant. When she told me at a coffee shop, I … Continue reading

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Pro-choice writer: women’s initial response to abortion may not reflect her later response

Pro-choice writer Cara J. Marianna interviewed women who had abortions. She found that the way a woman initially felt right after her abortion did not always reflect how she would feel about her abortion months or years later. She says: … Continue reading

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Women who abort don’t have “socially sanctioned” way to mourn

From pro-choice author Cara J. Marianna, who interviewed post-abortion women and listened to their stories: “There is an unspoken social agreement that abortion, however necessary, is an abomination, and pregnant women must be protected from it. Part of the grief that … Continue reading

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Professional counselors fail to help post-abortion woman

One woman tells her abortion story, and writes about how mainstream mental health professionals failed to help her: “After the abortion I woke up and was staring at a brick wall. I had never felt so dirty and disgusted with … Continue reading

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Therapist fails to help woman’s post-abortion mourning

A therapist told a woman suffering from abortion regret that her abortion was the right decision, but this failed to resolve the woman’s grief. The post-abortion woman said:  “I saw for a short time a therapist who tried to tell … Continue reading

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30 – 31-week-old baby aborted by accident

Pro-life author Troy Clark tells the following story: “Dorothy”, age 23, had an abortion at Family Planning Medical Clinic on October 30, 1987. The gestational age was misdiagnosed before the abortion was started. When trouble arose, she was transported to … Continue reading

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Pro-choice author: my marriage was hurt by my abortion

Pro-choice author Linda Bird Francke reflects on how her abortion has affected her marriage: “The effect has indeed been profound. Though my husband was very supportive of me… our relationship slowly faltered.…. I hope we can get back on a … Continue reading

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Teenage girls have nightmares after their abortions

From a therapist who works with postabortion women: “I have encountered young women (as young as 14 and 16 years of age) who are drinking and drug taking in order to sleep without nightmares, and without hearing the baby’s voice … Continue reading

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