Medical term for removing one’s fetus in order to end pregnancy is called Abortion. It has been a topic of debate for a long time now. There are many conditions where women have to undergo an abortion which subsequently impacts women both emotionally and psychologically. Medical journals, blogs, studies and researches have shown that women experience negative effects after undergoing an abortion. Let us find few physical and psychological effects on women after abortion.
Physical effects of Abortion on women:
Women who abort her unwanted child might face physical implications at the time when she really wanted to deliver a child, there may be many adverse outcomes and might put her life on risk as well. This also leads to premature birth of a child which is life threatening and has devastating effects on women health. Abortion leads to many other undeniable risk factors.
Abortion increases the risk of Breast Cancer:
In a recent study, it has been found that abortion leads to risk of developing breast cancer. When a woman is pregnant, her body undergoes many hormonal changes. These hormonal changes might be risky and leads to breast cancer.
Abortion leading to emotional distress:
Emotional distress and psychological problems related to abortion depends on reasons behind the choice of termination of pregnancy. Pregnancy is one of the best time in woman’s life. Pregnancy is a time when women experience many hormonal changes which also affects them psychologically. When a woman undergoes an abortion the hormonal changes and cycles have already set in the body. Mood swings is a common thing noticed among women undergone abortion which may result in regular fights with their family members and friends and face difficulty in maintaining their relationships, their confidence level also dips to a large extent, they might not able to concentrate on things and feel lonely, they also undergoes a situation where their sexual desires dips, increase pain at the time of intercourse. There are time when a women do not want to reveal her pregnancy and undergoes abortion which leads her to live life under fear of others learning of her abortion.
Abortion leading to substance Abuse:
Unwanted pregnancy and abortion after that produces guilt and emotional distress among many women. Research shows women, post abortion leads to substance abuse like taking drugs, consuming alcohol, etc. This affects women’s physical as well as mental health. Substance abuse is harmful for future pregnancy also.
The question arises then why do we have abortion as a legal protected procedure? The answer to this is, because there are situations where pregnancy is risky to woman’s health. At that time it is important to save a woman life.
Awareness and education is keys to avoid abortion completely. Before a woman thinks of aborting her unborn child she should be made aware of the repercussions of the abortion. Education and awareness of the contraception methods is also necessary. Give women chance to re think. Tell them about the physical problems and how she might put her health at risk. This will make them re-think before killing an unborn baby.
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