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The Buena Vista Pregnancy Center has been serving the Chaffee County community for 20 years now.
Emotional and Psychological Risks
Post Abortion Stress ~
It takes two to make a pregnancy, and both are involved in the results
Some women experience an immediate feeling of relief following an abortion, but many find themselves with feelings they did not expect. They may have a difficult time talking about these feelings. However, many women who have had an abortion experience similar feelings. Some psychologists have labeled these problems as Post Abortion Stress.
The symptoms of Post Abortion Stress cover a wide range of emotions and can affect both men and women who have lost a child to an abortion.
You may experience any of the following symptoms:
FEELINGS OF LOSS
DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE
LOSS OF SELF-ESTEEM
Abortion can also be emotionally traumatic for the father. At first, some men may feel relieved; others feel powerless and angry. Whatever their first reaction might be, they can also experience guilt, isolation, and anger at themselves and their partner. They may need as much emotional support as the mother. It takes two to make a pregnancy, and both are involved in the results.
If abortion is affecting you or someone you know, we are here to listen, to offer compassion and hope, and to walk along side of you, step by step.
Remember you are not alone, there is healing and recovery for you.
We have counselors who care about you.
Please contact us, or stop by to talk.