Category Archives: Abortion Survivors

Abortion survivor Melissa Ohden tells her story

In a letter to Rep. Trent Franks, Melissa Ohden tells her story: “In August 1977, my biological mother, a 19-year-old college student, was forced to undergo a saline infusion abortion. My medical records from St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, … Continue reading

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Baby who survived abortion suffered developmental delay, intracranial bleeding, hydrocephalus, and disfigurement

The book Lime Five recounts the following malpractice case: “On July 16, 1985, “Lynette” underwent an abortion at a Planned Parenthood facility in Michigan. Prior to the abortion, no ultrasound was performed to determine the gestational age of the fetus. … Continue reading

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Melissa Ohden, abortion survivor, tells her story

Melissa Ohden, in a letter to Chairman Trent Franks and the House of Representatives Constitution Subcommittee Members: “In August 1977, my biological mother, a 19-year-old college student, was forced to undergo a saline infusion abortion. My medical records from St. … Continue reading

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British woman discovers abortion is killing when her baby survives abortion attempt

A woman named Margaret tells the story of her abortions. and how her daughter was born: “The first time I was 26 and involved with a married colleague, and after three months I found out that I was pregnant. At … 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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Baby survives abortion, is loved by mother

Shannon Skinner had an abortion, but baby Amelia survived. Skinner says: ‘‘I can’t stop cuddling her — I never want to put her down…We call her our miracle baby because we just don’t know how she survived. She must have … Continue reading

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Abortion Survivor: Nik Hoot

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Claire Culwell: Abortion survivor

                    Claire Culwell tells her story: “My birth mother was 13 years old at the time she became pregnant with me. Her mother took her straight to an abortion clinic where … Continue reading

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Abortion Survivor: I Was Born in a Bedpan

An article in HLI reports (the newsletter of Human Life International, a Catholic pro-life group) held a conference for people who survived abortions – not the women – but the babies, who were born after an unsuccessful abortion attempt. Some … Continue reading

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Baby survives abortion in Arkansas

NRTL tells of an incident in Pine Bluff, Arkansas when an abortion resulted in a live baby: “In the examining room after the abortion, the doctor wrapped the baby in a towel and laid it aside while he finished caring … Continue reading

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