Healing After an Abortion

“Abortion was supposed to be a quick fix. It wasn’t.” – Joan

Have you had an abortion? Are you struggling to move past it? Sometimes the struggle lasts for years.

woman standing out in crowdSome common effects from an abortion can be:

  • Depression
  • Drug/Alcohol Use
  • Thoughts of Suicide
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Eating Disorders
  • Flashbacks
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Poor Relationships

Birthright wants be a bridge to start the healing process. Birthright is a safe place to tell your story. We recognize that all have struggled at one time or another, and need support from others to begin the healing process. Birthright will not judge you. We will listen with care and compassion.

“What do you mean when you say, ‘A bridge to healing?” Birthright wants to hear your story. We want to offer you support and care in a nonjudgmental environment. But Birthright is not a professional counselor, and we know that sometimes it takes more to work through your pain. If and when you are looking for more, Birthright will help connect you with people who can take you through the next step.

Almost everyone knows someone who has had an abortion experience. The pain of abortion can touch more than the pregnant woman. You could be the husband, boyfriend, mother, father, child, sibling, or friend. Your feelings are valid and deserved to be heard. Birthright is here for you.

Are you the Father of an aborted child – A child who was aborted with or without your consent? There are places to get help for woman who have had an abortion, but what about the man? Birthright is a place to start. We have volunteers who are men that are willing to talk privately about your abortion experience. We know guys don’t always like to talk about their “feelings”, but we also know they feel better after they tell their story.