Woman who aborted disabled baby: my heart is broken

By Sarah Terzo

From a woman who aborted her Down syndrome baby:

“I feel fine about the decision, I’m fine with it. Nothing could have been more obvious. It’s just that my heart is permanently broken.”

Rayna Rapp, Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: the Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America (New York: Routledge, 1999) p. 224.

Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.