Category Archives: Women’s Stories

Planned Parenthood told me my baby was “just tissue”

One woman named Patti M tells her abortion story: “John [the baby's father] suggested we get married and keep the baby. I wanted to wait and do it right. I counseled with a woman at a Planned Parenthood clinic and … Continue reading

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Horoscope tells woman to abort, she does

A woman who was characterized as “brilliant” and a college professor had an abortion because her astrologer. She aborted because of a horoscope. Mary Kenny recounts: “Another curious case was that of a brilliant woman academic head of a department … Continue reading

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Woman regrets abortion when her other child dies

Mary Kenny, who interviewed many women for her book on abortion, describes one woman’s situation. “Some reactions may come many years later. A woman who had had one child but aborted a second pregnancy because times were hard and she … Continue reading

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Woman feels Anger and grief after her abortion

A postabortion woman says: “The abortion itself was nothing and I was all right immediately afterwards. But then, as time went by, resentment began to set in. I quarreled with my mother, argued with my husband – I took my … Continue reading

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Postabortion woman: Every Christmas I wonder

From a woman who had an abortion: “My child would be 17 years old this coming Christmas and I wonder with each passing year whether I was carrying a son or a daughter.” Mary Kenny Abortion: The Whole Story (London: … Continue reading

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Woman delivers live baby after abortion

Nola and Anders had no qualms about abortion, When Nola’s boss told her to abort or quit her job, they decided to have the pregnancy aborted. Nola was told by the abortionist that she would pass the “discharge” at home, and … Continue reading

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Show tunes whistled by abortion doctor

This is a story told by Heather, from Tennessee. She describes how the abortionist whistled show tunes as he did her abortion: “I already had two daughters. Neither was planned, and it never, ever occurred to me to terminate those pregnancies. I was … Continue reading

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Women abort because of “feeling” baby will be abnormal

One woman who interviewed postabortion women for her book said: “I have come across women who had a feeling that the baby was going to be abnormal, and so chose abortion. They had no evidence – it was too early … Continue reading

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I remember the recovery room says doctor

A doctor talks about being in the recovery room after her abortion. This is what many women remember: “… I remember being in another, larger room, in a row of stretchers with other women. There was a nurse at my … Continue reading

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We never used the word “abortion”

The grandmother of an aborted baby was quoted saying “We never used the word abortion” when discussing what to do about her daughter’s pregnancy: “We didn’t talk about, “if not an abortion, what then?” We never used the word “abortion.” … Continue reading

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