Effects of Abortion


  • Damage to a woman's reproductive organs and her future ability to have children
  • With each abortion, her future ability to have children decreases


Post Abortion Syndrome (PAS):

  • Denial and repression of emotions.
  • Avoidance patterns which can lead to isolation.
  • Emotional numbness.
  • Violence or aggression towards themselves or others.

Negative health affects due to prolonged PAS or stress

  • Sleep problems insomnia, nightmares, and hearing a baby crying.
  • Back pain, abdominal cramps, and skin irritations, non-hormonal PMT.
  • Sexual difficulties cervical pain, frigidity, etc.
  • Eating disorders excessive weight gain or loss, anorexia, bulimia.
  • Trouble with relationships and intimacy in general.
  • Self-punishing and self-degrading behaviors (promiscuity, entering abusive relationships, becoming accident-prone).
  • Preoccupation with the abortion child, resulting in anniversary reactions- stress, tension, etc.
  • Many women suffer from depression, turn to drugs or alcohol, and have recurring thoughts of suicide.
  • Trauma because an unborn baby has been destroyed.