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Listed below are some potential physical effects of abortion

  • Pelvic Infection
  • Incomplete abortion
  • Blood clots in the uterus
  • Heavy Bleeding
  • Cut or torn cervix
  • Perforation of the uterus wall
  • Anesthesia- related complications
  • Rh Immune Globulin Therapy

Psychological Effects

The following are potential symptoms that a woman may experience. If one has experienced emotional problems in the past, they may worsen after a loss. YOU know what you are feeling. Focusing on the thoughts and emotions that you have, vs. what is expected from you by society, family or friends, is important.

  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Lowered self-esteem
  • Regret
  • Suicidal thoughts and behavior
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Avoidance of emotional attachments
  • Flashbacks
  • Substance abuse

Our Counselors do not attempt to fit each person into a category. Grief from a loss is a human condition and should be treated with respect and compassion.

Spiritual Effects

Some women have expressed difficulty in the spiritual part of their lives. Our counselors can provide resources agreed upon by the client to address the expressed need.

Coyle, Catherine. “Post-Abortion Trauma in Men Still Overlooked.” The Unchoice. 2006 Elliot Institute.