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Woman regrets aborting baby with TRISOMY 13

A woman who was told her baby could not survive had an abortion, then came to regret it deeply. Here is her story: “The news came via a phone call. TRISOMY 13,that was the result. We went straight to the … 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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Abortionist refuses to answer woman’s question

One woman who had an abortion asked the abortionist a question that he refused to answer: “I always wondered, you know. I asked if it was a boy or a girl. He said, ‘Why would you want to know?’ He … Continue reading

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Woman has nightmares after her abortions

The testimony of Hannah, who had three abortions. She had children she had given birth to and was raising, and she feared that something terrible would happen to these living children as divine punishment for her killing the other three: “[N]ow … Continue reading

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Abortionist refuses to tell woman the sex of her baby

A woman asked her abortionist whether the baby was a boy or a girl: “I always wondered, you know. I asked if it was a boy or a girl. He said, ‘Why would you want to know?’ He wouldn’t tell … Continue reading

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Woman finds her abortion “degrading”

A woman who had an abortion said: “The worst part of the entire abortion was the degradation that went with it. I simply couldn’t handle the total secrecy. It was so degrading.” Helen Susan Edelman, “Safe to Talk: Abortion Narratives … Continue reading

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Woman sobs uncontrollably at crisis pregnancy center

The book Thank You for Saving My Life tells the tragic story of a pregnant young woman named Maddie, who was on her way to a crisis pregnancy center when her mother called: “When she reached the parking lot, her … Continue reading

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Woman is grateful her abortions failed

A woman whose baby survived attempted abortion expressed gratitude for the life of her child. She was still pregnant when she gave the following interview: “He[Her partner] was away on business and I immediately rang him on his mobile. However, … Continue reading

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Woman having abortion asks about baby’s sex

One woman described what she asked the clinic worker during her abortion: “I asked her ‘Is it gonna be a boy or a girl?’ I don’t remember if it was after the procedure or during. I think I was asking … Continue reading

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Woman in abortion clinic: Am I killing a baby?

Pro-choice writer Cara J. Marianna compiled a book of women’s stories about abortion. She refers to one woman, Barbara, who had mixed thoughts before her abortion: “Barbara indicated that she thought abortion was wrong, even though she knew it was … Continue reading

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