Woman sees picture, decides not to abort her baby

Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinicquotes.com

“I was 9 weeks when I went. I was thinking to myself it’s like it’s a little miniature person there already, you know, and what does it look like, and can it feel, you know I started thinking more about the baby.”

From a woman who decided not to have an abortion after seeing pictures of unborn babies.

Abbey Hyde. 1996. “Unmarried Women’s Experiences of Pregnancy and the Early Weeks of Motherhood in an Irish Context: a Qualitative Analysis,” Unpublished PhD Dissertation, Trinity College, Dublin. Quoted in Lynn M Morgan and Meredith W Michaels eds. Fetal Subjects, Feminist Positions (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999)