Category Archives: Abortion Malpractice

Abortionist mistakes 26 week baby for 6 weeks

Pro-Life author Troy Clark, Ph.D. recounted the following story: “Taranda,” age 17, went to a Family Planning Clinic for Reproductive Health for an abortion on December 22, 1989. Dr. Karen J Smiley misdiagnosed the pregnancy at 6 weeks and performed an … Continue reading

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Botched abortion of 7 month old baby puts teen in hospital

A pro-life book tells the story of a 16 year-old-woman who had a botched abortion. “Francine,” age 16, went to the All Women’s Health Center for an abortion in August 1986. Abortionist Harold Ticton estimated the pregnancy at 3 months. … Continue reading

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Third trimester baby bleeds to death after botched abortion

Pro-lifer Troy Clark, Ph.D, documented 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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Doctor sends botched abortion victim to hospital in car during rush hour

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has an article about a case where an abortionist nearly killed a woman. This was not the only operation Dr.  Scott R Barrett botched. He also killed at least one other woman: “The degree of damage that Barrett caused to … Continue reading

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Abortion patient gets pelvic inflammatory disease and other problems

Randi, who had an abortion: “It physically affected me a lot. I got really sick from it. I was looking for a job and I was run down during the summer and so I just felt really drained and exhausted … Continue reading

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OB/GYN comments on “surprising” number of legal abortion deaths

Shortly after abortions legalization, a prominent OB/GYN admitted that the death rate from legal abortion was high: “The surprising number of maternal deaths and near deaths following legal abortion complications should alert all who do these operations that they are … Continue reading

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Survey reveals high rate of abortion complications

Pro-choice people often claim that legalizing abortion made it safer. But: “In an attempt to learn how pervasive the problem of serious abortion complications is, an American obstetrician surveyed 486 of his colleagues regarding their experience with abortion patients. 87% … Continue reading

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Young woman gets infection at Planned Parenthood

In his book on Planned Parenthood, George Grant interviewed two young women who had abortions there: “Melinda Davies, and Cheryl Cook were best friends all through high school. During the summer following graduation, both girls became pregnant. “We decided to … Continue reading

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Woman suffers peritonitis after abortion, almost dies

Cindy Ortegus, of Phoenix, Arizona talks about what happened after her legal abortion: “The next five days were living hell for me as I contracted a gross infection called peritonitis. My fever soared rapidly and I remained in guarded condition … Continue reading

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Woman has abortion, wakes up in hospital

Katherine describes how her abortion was botched: “Anyway, I had the abortion, and the doctor – the reason I was hooked up to an IV for 24 hours was that he had blown it with the vacuum or whatever it … Continue reading

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