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Are you struggling after having an abortion, months or even years later? Although everyone’s experience after an abortion is unique, there are common, long-lasting effects that many individuals experience.

Seeking support from an experienced facilitator is vital to beginning your healing journey. You deserve joy; you deserve to find peace again.

Post-Abortion Trauma

According to U.S News & World Report, if current trends continue, 43% of American women will have at least one abortion in their lifetime.

Since the legalization of abortion in 1973, there have been well over sixty-one million abortions performed in the United States alone, with one and a half million abortions performed each year, according to the statistics from the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia.

If you have had an abortion and are hurting, your feelings are common. Post-Abortion Trauma is an adverse emotional reaction to abortion. It is often a delayed reaction and can surface at any time in a person’s life, and when it does, it can be confusing, painful, and overwhelming.

Can You Relate to any of the Following?

  • Guilt, Shame, Depression, Despair
  • Frequent Crying, Anger, Rage
  • Suicidal Urges, Nightmares
  • Increase in Sexual Partners, Drug or Alcohol Abuse
  • Self-Hatred, Anorexia, Eating Disorders
  • Intense Desire to Become Pregnant Again
  • Difficulty Bonding with Your children

You Are Not Alone

It’s easy to feel like you are alone as you navigate the heaviness and difficulty that comes after abortion. Many people have been right where you are. There is hope and our caring team at LifeLine Pregnancy Center is here to help. 

Contact us if you want to talk with someone who understands and is ready to listen.

How Will Abortion Affect Me Mentally?

If you are pregnant, or think you might be pregnant, and are considering abortion you may be wondering about any potential medical risks or side effects. While the chance and types of physical risks from abortion have been well documented for decades, more is also becoming known about the potential risks of abortion to your

Is Abortion for Me?

Understanding the different types of abortion, along with the risks, is important so you can make an informed decision.

What is Adoption Like?

When considering adoption there is a broad spectrum of adoptions available, including open, semi-open, or closed adoption.