Nurse: Abortions are “painful” for both staff and patients

From a British nurse who helped with abortions:

Feet of baby at 10 weeks

Feet of baby at 10 weeks

“I was a staff nurse on a gynecological ward for a year and came into contact with many girls and women undergoing abortions. It was always a painful experience emotionally for both the staff and patients, particularly if the abortion was of a wanted baby that was unfortunately abnormal.”

Mary Kenny Abortion: The Whole Story (London: Quartet Books, 1986) 269-270

In England, some abortions take place in hospitals rather than freestanding clinics, so nurses who assist with other operations sometimes are called upon to help with abortions.

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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