Category Archives: Women’s Health Studies

Study shows increased risk of substance abuse after abortion

The study indicates that women with a prior history of abortion are twice as likely to use alcohol, five times more likely to use illicit drugs, and 10 times more likely to use marijuana during the first pregnancy they carry … Continue reading

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Survey of Post-Abortion women reveals emotional turmoil

Lisa Arnold compiled the following statistics in 2002 and 2003 from over 200 postabortion women. She works in a crisis pregnancy center, and this is taken from the women who came to her who had past abortions.   My decision … Continue reading

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Study: women who have repeat abortions have problems getting along with others

“A study at the University of Pennsylvania found that repeat abortion patients had more difficulty in getting along with others and evidenced significantly higher distress scores on interpersonal sensitivity, paranoid ideation, phobic anxiety, and sleep disturbance than women undergoing abortion … Continue reading

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Article in medical journal: abortion triggers obsessive-compulsive disorder

Author Curt Young summarizes a case profiled in  the American Journal of Psychotherapy about a woman whose mental illness was greatly exacerbated by her abortion: “[The article] recounted the story of a 19-year old woman whose abortion was recommended by a psychiatrist as … Continue reading

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Studies show abortion pill carries 50 X the risk of childbirth

“Mifepristone abortion has 10 times more risk of death from infection than surgical abortion and 50 times more risk of death from infection compared to childbirth.” McGregor J, FDA: Emerging Clostridial Disease Workshop, Transcript, May 11, 2006, Atlanta, GA. Available … Continue reading

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Professor of Endocrinology gives warning about abortion and breast cancer

In a letter to David Kessler, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, January 27, 1993, Joel Brind PhD., Baruch College, Professor of Endocrinology wrote: ..This letter is to bring to your attention a serious public health hazard associated with use … Continue reading

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Post-abortion women tell of complications from abortion

David Reardon wrote a book where he interviewed over 200 post-abortion women. He found that: Of the 252 women surveyed, approximately one-half complained of suffering from at least one type of physical complication following their abortions. Moreover, at least 18 … Continue reading

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Abortion worker comments on “loss of control” with pain relief

An abortion clinic worker named Carole said: “People have pain when they don’t have drugs, but I don’t know that pain is always a bad thing. Valium is like drinking in that it numbs you. For women with issues about … Continue reading

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Study by Anne Speckhard on emotional trauma

Researcher Anne Speckhard conducted a study that showed how abortion causes emotional trauma in women. She interviewed women who regretted their abortions and found that they experienced the following: • grief reactions (100 percent) • feelings of depression (92 percent) • … Continue reading

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Study shows abortion doesn’t improve mental illness

Before abortion was legalized in the United States, women could get permission for an abortion by going to a psychiatrist and proving they were mentally ill and would be a adversely affected by the pregnancy. A study done soon after abortion’s … Continue reading

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