“Melinda” was not notified that the pathology report came back from her abortion showing no fetal remains. Before her scheduled follow-up appointment, she reported to an emergency room due to severe cramping pain. While in the hospital bathroom, she expelled a four-and-a-half inch fetus into the toilet. Melinda screamed until she was taken to an exam room to have the placenta removed. Melinda needed psychiatric care for depression, nightmares, and inability to sleep.”
New York County (NY) Supreme Court Docket No. 14033/84
“Linda” suffered discomfort the evening after the abortion of her three-and-a-half month pregnancy. She found the upper part of the fetus in her undergarments. Linda said, “I saw a baby that was fully formed.” Linda suffered recurring nightmares after this experience.
Caddo Parish, LA, District Court Case No. 329,969; Shreveport Times 2/27/91
“Teresa” had her abortion on September 1, 1989, at a National Abortion Federation member clinic. During the abortion, she was told that she was more than the 10 or 12 weeks pregnant that she had originally been diagnosed to be. Staff performed an ultrasound and declared the fetus to be 14 weeks. The abortionist demanded an additional $225, which Teresa didn’t have. The abortionist sent her home, bleeding. Later that day Teresa was admitted to a hospital, where labor was induced. She expelled a fetus missing its leg and intestines.
Montgomery County, OH, Court of Common Pleas Case No. 89-4426; Dayton Daily News 8/18/90
“Patricia” underwent an abortion at the notorious Dadeland clinic in Miami on March 2, 1985. After she went home, she began to bleed and passed the upper portion of a fetus. “I freaked out,” Patricia told the Miami Herald, “I didn’t know what to do. I could see the eyes, and the arms and legs.” She put the macerated fetus in a plastic bag an took it back to Dadeland, where the clinic director told her it was “a blood clot.” Patricia took the fetus to a hospital where they confirmed that it was the remains of a 16-week fetus. Patricia was fortunate; another Dadeland patient, Ellen Williams, suffered fatal injuries the same day Patricia had her abortion.”
“Joann” wasn’t given a follow-up exam after her abortion on November 20, 1973. Two days later, Joann was in such pain, and bleeding so profusely, that her mother-in-law rushed her to the emergency room. There, Joann expelled a 19-week female fetus missing both arms and one leg. The rib cage was exposed, with lung tissue protruding. Joann was hospitalized and suffered a depressive reaction.
Lincoln County, NC, Superior Court Case No. 74CVS247