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Selective reduction patient mourns her lost baby

A woman who had In Vitro Fertilization done and conceived four babies had a “selective reduction” where one baby was aborted. A pro-choice therapist asked her some questions: “Did you feel like you got enough emotional support during the pregnancy reduction?” “No, … Continue reading

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I thought of my child as a “bunch of cells”

One woman who had an abortion knew that she was pregnant with a child, but tried to convince herself it was just a bunch of cells: “My whole world fell in around me as I tried to make the hardest decision … Continue reading

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Postabortion woman: something between us died

From a woman after her abortion: “I wished for a peaceful and stable relationship, which I don’t believe I will find with my present partner. It feels like something between us has died.” Vivian Wahlberg Memories After Abortion (Oxford: Radcliffe … Continue reading

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Woman who took abortion pill: I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy

From a woman who had an abortion by pill (i.e. medical abortion) “[I] wouldn’t wish that my worst enemy should go through a medical abortion. The pain plus the uncertainty as to whether the abortion had really taken place was … Continue reading

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Woman describes her abortion experience: I couldn’t stop crying

From one woman who had an abortion: “We got inside to a waiting room. I couldn’t stop crying. I realize now I was looking for help. I was looking for someone to say, “You can have this baby, and it … Continue reading

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Woman reveals horrible abortion experience

One woman gives an account of her abortion: “I went to a doctor’s office and picked up literature on “choices.” An abortion was described as a simple procedure… In and out in one afternoon… No complications… Removal of tissue. So … Continue reading

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Woman has abortion, boyfriend is on ski trip

From a woman who had an abortion: “I was so upset that my boyfriend gave priority to a ski trip just at the time of the abortion.” Vivian Wahlberg Memories After Abortion (Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, 2007) 30 Share on Facebook

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Teenager discovers too late about her baby

From one teenager who had an abortion: “In my junior year health class I found out that my baby had developed to the point of looking like a person with arms, legs, and a head. And she could feel pain. … Continue reading

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Post-abortion woman: my life was hell

From one woman who was pressured into an abortion: “My mother was furious… She hated me for what I had done. She took me immediately to have an abortion. “Wait a minute… I don’t want an abortion.” I thought to … Continue reading

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“Abortion changes you forever”

From one woman who had an abortion: “Abortion changes you forever. I thought the abortion would free me up from a responsibility I felt I was not ready for. Instead it held me in bondage to feelings of regret, remorse, … Continue reading

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