Not many individuals remain unchanged after choosing this pregnancy option. Abortion affects everyone – fathers, grandparents, future siblings, even friends. Many women report that they feel they are a different person than before their abortion. Know that hope and healing is available to you.
Effects of Abortion
Many women are told abortion is a quick and simple process, but many women are not informed of the potential serious effects. You could experience them right away or even months or years later. It’s ok not to know how to process the pain involved.
Do you find that you struggle with…
- Difficulty concentrating
- Feelings of intense grief or depression
- Anxiety attacks
- Self-destructive behaviors
How To Receive Help
You can overcome the effects of abortion with the right support and resources. Statistics show that three out of 10 women will have an abortion by age 45 . . . You Are Not Alone! No matter how overwhelming the weight of abortion may feel, you don’t have to stay stuck in your pain.
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Henshaw, Stanley K. “Unintended Pregnancy in the United States.” Family Planning Perspectives. Volume 30, Number 1, January/February 1998. Available at: http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/journals/3002498.html. Accessed October 15, 2013.