After Abortion Support

If you have had a previous abortion and would like to talk with someone about the emotions that followed, we encourage you to make an appointment with one of our client advocates to discuss our after-abortion support services.

You do not need to walk this path silently and alone.

We are here to help you.

Some signs of emotional and psychological distress due to past abortion include:

  • sadness
  • trouble bonding with your other children
  • anger
  • re-experiencing events related to the abortion
  • preoccupation with becoming pregnant again
  • difficulty sleeping
  • self-destructive behaviors
  • substance abuse
  • abusive relationships
  • eating disorders
  • promiscuity
  • anxiety
  • memories or nightmares
  • psychological numbing
  • uncontrollable crying
  • guilt
  • sleep & appetite disturbances
  • thoughts of suicide
  • shame
  • depression
  • headaches
  • anniversary reactions

In addition to Alpha, there are online resources available to you; including abortionchangesyou.com, as well as their safe place online to begin reflecting and healing called Healing Pathways.

tHealing the Hurt, Teri K. Reisser, MS,MFT & Paul C. Reisser, MD; Focus on the Family