Category Archives: Botched Abortions

Abortionist went on trial for leaving part of baby inside mother, causing her death

From Lime 5, a story of abortion malpractice: “28-year-old “Linda” was hospitalized after Dr. X performed a second trimester abortion on her in June 1973. Dr. X had left a fetus of nearly 5 months gestation, missing a leg, an … Continue reading

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Woman needs blood transfusion after her abortion

One woman wrote: “I was supposed to go back for a checkup in two weeks to ensure all the tissue had been passed, but because the clinic was understaffed, they had to schedule my follow-up appointment for three weeks later. … 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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14-year-old “almost didn’t make it” through abortion

Linda Huffsteller, who had an abortion at 14, says: “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 … Continue reading

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The New York Times tells story of botched abortion victim

An article in the New York Times tells of an abortion performed by Dr. Abu Hayat, which led to severe complications “Ms. Olivo paid cash in advance. After a 30-minute wait, she said, the nurse took her into a room, … Continue reading

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51 year-old married man gets 25 year-old pregnant, she aborts

In an article about men and abortion, “Dan” tells his story: “I really fucked this one up. At 51, I was having an affair with a 25-year-old and got her pregnant. When she told me at a coffee shop, I … Continue reading

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Woman who aborted had to have part of colon removed

Elaine Blakely of Huntsville, Alabama, describes the “safe, legal” abortion she had in 1976: I am a woman who was exploited by abortion ten years ago. My abortion was free, legal and by no means performed in a “back alley” … Continue reading

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Former abortion worker: We maimed 1 out of 500 women

Carol Everett, former owner of 2 abortion clinics and director of 4, now pro-life: “The last 18 months I was involved in the abortion industry we maimed to the point of major surgery one woman out of every five hundred.  … Continue reading

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Woman nearly dies after third abortion

One woman tells her story: “The abortion clinic workers told me not to worry about it because they were just removing “a blob of tissue,” and I wouldn’t feel anything. However, the pain after the third abortion was excruciating, and … Continue reading

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Abortionist mistakes 26 week baby for 6 weeks

Pro-Life author Troy Clark, Ph.D. recounted the following story: “Taranda,” age 17, went to a Family Planning Clinic for Reproductive Health for an abortion on December 22, 1989. Dr. Karen J Smiley misdiagnosed the pregnancy at 6 weeks and performed an … Continue reading

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