It’s difficult to find more heartbreaking stories than those about the death of babies at birth. Or shortly before or after. And I’m sure you either know someone who’s experienced the loss or you have your own story.
But here’s one of those heartbreaking stories that’s even worse.
Because this story shows a total inability to think things through. A couple decided to kill their baby so that he wouldn’t have to “endure pain and suffering.” Words can hardly describe how messed up that is. And how do you get to the point where you believe you should kill your baby to save it from suffering? Well, I know how. Do you?
The story I’m sharing came off LinkedIn, a “social network” for business professionals. Yeah, that’s another weird part. But let’s skip that rabbit hole for now. And this woman felt “compelled” to share her story because of how heartbroken she was after the Roe vs Wade news broke.
Here’s what she wrote (her typos and bad grammar included)…
“Very rarely I post personal things on here but waking up to the news Saturday morning that Roe Vs Wade had been overturned is truly heartbreaking for women in the US. I feel compelled to share my experience to demonstrate the importance of choice.
I had an abortion in 2019 (this is me and my husband a week after the procedure still in hospital but alive). It was the most devastating and painful experience I had to go through. I was almost 14 weeks pregnant and at the anatomy ultrasound, the baby we wanted and who was so loved after years of heartbreaking miscarriages was not going to be compatible with life. We had to make the difficult decision not to have bub endure pain and suffering. My baby would have died later in the pregnancy or within minutes of being born.
The 40 minute procedure turned into 7 hours as I bled out and had it not been for the team of Doctors and specialists I would have died. I know that for a fact. They had to perform an emergency hysterectomy 6 hours in as that was the only way to stop the bleeding. If not, I wouldn’t be here for my husband and for my son. And as it turned out if the pregnancy had progressed I would have also died because we learnt I had placenta percreta. That I also know as fact. If I didn’t have choice, I wouldn’t be here.
I live with this loss and grief every day.
I carry it like a weight and that doesn’t disappear. But, I had the choice.
I really cannot understand how others can dictate a choice like this. How can others know the choices that are best for you as a women and best for your baby?
This decision will surely lead to abortions that are not under the care that I was. It will lead to complications carrying to full term that are devastating and out of our control. And that will surely lead to needless deaths.
I am hurting for the women who don’t have the choice I had. And those who could ultimately loose their life.
If this news has been triggering for you please reach out to (link removed because I won’t add support with a backlink to such a despicable organization) who have the tools and resources to support you.”
She and her husband are smiling in the picture she mentioned.
I have no doubt her experience was physically devastating (especially to the baby). But only a week after having the baby killed, and they were smiling. Weird.
And notice the weird wording: “the baby…was not going to be compatible with life.” Huh? That’s about as stupid sounding as it gets. And it sounds like something a pro “choice” doctor might tell a patient under those circumstances.
Then, the woman said the “baby would have died later in the pregnancy or within minutes of being born.” Why would it have not been better for the doctors to do everything they could do to save both lives? Even if it meant the baby would only live for a very short while. Why would that have not been better than opting to kill the baby “within minutes of being born?”
After that, this woman talked about how a 40 minute procedure took 7 hours. And that she would have bled out if it hadn’t been for those “doctors” and “specialists.” Now, I don’t know for certain. But maybe she wouldn’t have endured a 7 hour procedure and risk of bleeding out, if she hadn’t chosen to kill her baby.
Finally, one of the most disturbing sections was where she said, “This decision will surely lead to abortions that are not under the care that I was. It will lead to complications carrying to full term that are devastating and out of our control. And that will surely lead to needless deaths.”
It’s for sure there will always be women who choose abortion no matter how despicable and dirty and dangerous the “clinic” might be. Because hard-hearted women will put their own selfish motives ahead of the life of an innocent baby.
And yes, there will always be the risk of carrying to full term, for some women. And those tend to be out of the realm of human control. But there is basically no human endeavor that carries no risk. And the woman ended with the most ironic point. She believes, without having the choice to kill babies, those complications “will surely lead to needless deaths.
I guess killing her baby was a needful death.
Good news is…that little baby is with his Creator. And he’s loved beyond measure.
Bad news is…
I believe his parents’ eternal souls are in jeopardy. But I pray I’m wrong about that. Because if I’m not, they’ll experience heartbreaking stories, in their minds, forever.
You can’t run away from real truth.
And every word of truth is a knife.
A captivating voice might pigeonhole your choice,
Cut free…and choose life. (from the song “Choose Life”)
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