I have had the great fortune to be able to carefully determine when to create my family. As a college student, I found out that […]
I’ll never forget seeing this bright 17-year-old in school health clinic. I’ll call her Jessica. Jessica came to me in a panic. I’d never taken […]
I am 53. I had an abortion when I was in my late twenties. I was happily married, but I felt psychologically unprepared for parenthood. […]
As a family physician routinely counseling reproductive age women in my practice, I often think about Roe v. Wade and what it means. Fundamentally, the […]
I found out that I was pregnant with my boyfriend of six years (now fiancé). We had always been very safe, but somehow this happened. […]
"She knew abortion was the right medical and emotional decision for her family."
In 2003, when I was 44, married, and the mother of three boys aged 17, 13, and 10, I became pregnant. It was unplanned. My […]