Category Archives: Emotional Impact on Providers

Abortion workers horrified after seeing intact baby

An abortion clinic worker described what happened at the abortion clinic when aborted baby came out whole and not dismembered and mutilated: “We had someone pretty much deliver [her aborted baby before the procedure was underway] – and [the baby] … Continue reading

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Abortion worker finds job “draining and exhausting”

One abortion clinic worker said the following in a book on abortion counseling intended to be read by abortion workers : “I find [working in the abortion clinic] draining and exhausting, I become tired to the point where I do … Continue reading

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Nurse who assisted with abortions still has nightmares

A nurse who assisted in abortions still has nightmares 20 years later: “I have never had an abortion, but I am an RN who feels as if I have had one… emotionally. I assisted with them for 10 years. After … Continue reading

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Clinic worker: I cultivate disregard

One abortion clinic worker says: “There is a numbing sameness lurking in this job; the same questions, the same answers, even the same trembling tone in the voices… Still, I cultivate a certain disregard. It isn’t negligence, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Abortionist has “personnel problem” with late term abortions

An abortionist describes a problem he has with doing second trimester D&E abortions: “The only problem is a personnel problem. It’s an unattractive method because you have to morselate [that is, cut into small pieces] the fetus, and then remove … Continue reading

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Doctor explains why he does not do abortions

Dr. Aaron Sacks trained to do abortions, but after residency, decided not to do them. He explains why: “Since finishing residency, I have never done any abortions. I think it has to do with – as much as I would … Continue reading

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Abortion worker has nightmares after counting fetal parts

Former abortion worker Jewels Green describes the nightmare she had while she was working abortion clinic: “After an abortion, the instrument tray was passed through the window in the wall into the autoclave room. The other thing that passed through was … Continue reading

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Doctor weighs pros and cons of D&E procedure

In an article in the Lancet, a doctor explains that a D&E procedure (where the baby is dismembered in utero) is easier for a woman to undergo than an induction abortion, where the woman has to go through labor. He says: … Continue reading

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Clinic worker finds abortion “draining and exhausting”

One abortion facility worker said: “I find [providing abortions] draining and exhausting, I become tired to the point where I do not want to relate to anyone, especially my family who may be in need of emotional support. I feel … Continue reading

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Abortionist experiences feelings of remorse

In a book on abortion counseling, one British abortionist said: “I occasionally feel pangs of remorse and have to remind myself of the consequences of the woman’s continuing with the pregnancy.” Joanna Brien, Ida Fairbairn Pregnancy and Abortion Counseling (London: … Continue reading

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