Essay on Why Abortion Is Not Safe

1256 Words Apr 4th, 2016 null Page
Contrary to popular belief, abortion is not safe as what is said. Medical physicians and religious figures around the world work in constant effort to try to educate those who seek abortion, and guide them into the direction of their best interest. Abortion is a potentially dangerous procedure to women across the globe, produces harmful side effects, physiological tolls, as well as betraying the religious views of many. According to Students for Life of America, “nearly 1 in 4 (22%) of pregnancies end in abortion” and while “ 1.1 million U.S. abortions each year”. Most women partaking in abortions are not aware of the risks they are taking. Though the risks are few and rare, it is not impossible for them to arise. Women undergoing the procedure are not aware of how their body may react in the aftermath of. Not knowing is a risk of its own. Reproductive organs can be damaged, such as the cervix. Other side effects include: scarring of the uterine lining, chronic abdominal pain, and even infections if not carefully treated. Failure to remove the fetus in its entirety can result in infections in the patient. In the 1900s, the lack of proper training for the procedure lead to multiple deaths that were followed year after year from legal to illegal abortions. The mortality rate dropped due to some improvements, but nevertheless death still occurred throughout.
Psychological woes can cause women choosing abortion to be put on a slippery slope to turmoil. The experience can…

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