Category Archives: Women’s Health

Abortion textbook urges pro-choicers to consider women’s sadness post-abortion

A textbook intended to train abortion workers how to counsel patients says: “The opposing argument originally put forward by feminists tried to minimize the emotional effect of termination on women. This appeared vital during the struggle for abortion as any … Continue reading

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Adolescents feel “guilt, shame, and fear of disapproval” after abortion

From a 2004 study that did a group interview with post-abortive adolescents: “The loss of a potential child by abortion gives rise to the universal experience of mourning, in which adolescents are developmentally more vulnerable…. Because strong cultural and religious … Continue reading

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Woman describes extremely painful abortion

From one woman who had an abortion: “I just got a surgical abortion yesterday at 10 weeks 3 days. I didn’t have a driver so I couldn’t be sedated. The doc did give me some kind of numbing shot in … Continue reading

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Abortion worker; Women “punish themselves” for abortion by using abortion pill

Abortion counselor Andrea Butcher: “Occasionally, a woman will say that she wants an RU-486 abortion to punish herself for having become pregnant, even if it was a failure of contraception. She feels guilty and wants to punish herself with what she … Continue reading

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District Attorney describes terrible conditions in Kermit Gosnell’s clinic

Dist. Atty. Seth Williams describing Kermit Gosnell’s clinic after raiding it under suspicion that he was prescribing illegal narcotics. Keep in mind that this clinic was legally doing abortions: “There was blood on the floor. A stench of urine filled … Continue reading

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14 year old has complications during abortion

Linda Huffsteller wrote about her abortion: “I was only 14 years old acting out of fear and desperation. I didn’t even give them an I.D. because I didn’t have any. . . . All I had to do is sign … Continue reading

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Questionnaire shows high rate of depression, guilt in post-abortive women

A questionnaire given out by a pro-life researcher asked post-abortive women whether they felt certain emotions after their abortions. Following are the percentages of women in the survey that said yes to the following emotions. The question was “Circle any … Continue reading

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Woman kills herself after abortion, never told there was no baby

A book on post-abortion women cited the following case from The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: “An 18-year-old female underwent suction curettage for a suspected pregnancy at 8 weeks duration. She committed suicide three days after the procedure, having expressed guilt … Continue reading

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Counselor on the abortion experience

From one therapist: “From my own experience as a counselor, I’m convinced that the experience of abortion rarely leaves a woman emotionally and psychologically whole.” Dr. Ron Lee Davis Dr. Ron Lee Davis, James D Denney A Time for Compassion: … Continue reading

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Woman who worked at mental hospital says many patients had abortions

A woman named Kae who worked in a mental hospital says: “During the years that I worked in a psych unit of the hospital, I encountered many depressed women who had abortions and kept their emotions about it buried. The … Continue reading

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