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Abortion recovery

Following an abortion, many women experience an initial relief.
The perceived crisis is over and life returns to normal.
For most women, however, the crisis is not over.  Months and even years later, many women experience significant Problems.

abortion_womanthinking.jpgWomen who have experienced abortion may develop the following:

  • Grief
  • Guilt
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Difficulty Bonding with Partner or Subsequent Children
  • Self-destructive behaviors 
    • substance abuse
    • eating disorders
    • abusive relationships
  • Re-experiencing events related to the abortion

Abortion also significantly increases the risk for:

  • Clinical depression
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

If you or someone you know is experiencing these symptoms, our pregnancy centers offer confidential, compassionate support designed to help women and men work through these feelings.

You are not alone.

If you wish to begin the healing process from a past abortion(s), we offer one-on-one and group sessions - free of charge.

Deciding to seek help may be one of the toughest decisions you have to make, but it may also be one of the best.

To talk to someone about issues from a past abortion, call [Please enable javascript.].
All calls are confidential.

This information is intended for general education purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for licensed professional counseling.

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