Essay about Does Abortion Affect Subsequent Pregnancy?
In addition, abortion may cause psychological effects on the mother of the infant. The Family Research Council nonprofit organization proclaimed, “A pregnancy should not simply be 'terminated,' as if it… [was] something impersonal and problematic and it cannot be without physical and emotional consequences” (“Should”). According to Chuck Donovan from the New York Times, several women who underwent abortion now have regrets and continue to think about the baby whose life was terminated by abortion. Sherri Shepard, a woman who had numerous abortions stated, “It hit me…the guilt and the shame, and the humiliation, of having had all of these abortions” (Donovan). Also, a surgical abortion may damage the reproductive organs, and a surgery may need to be performed in order to repair the damage before a woman will be able to conceive another child, as specified by Dr. Roger W. Harms, M.D., a Mayo Clinic obstetrician. According to “Abortions in America” in a U.S. News & World Report magazine, Nichole Anderson, whose boyfriend talked her into aborting their child, underwent several