My 18 year old daughter chose abortion

My 18 year old daughter told me that she was pregnant, and I was very happy. I arranged an appointment for her with a good doctor, and I got to see my little grandchild on the ultra-sound for the first time. He/she was so cute. The doctor arranged for another ultra-sound in 3 weeks. The baby would be approximately 12 weeks then. My daughter started to mention abortion. I told her no. The day before the 12 week ultra-sound, she canceled the ultra-sound with the doctor, and had an abortion at Planned Parenthood. In the pre-abortion ultra-sound, it says 12 weeks 2 days. The baby has his/her little leg up. You can see a head, an arm, and a hand. This abortion broke my heart. I loved that baby very much. My daughter named him Cam. This abortion has damaged our relationship and her relationship with her 5 other siblings. We are all pro-life. My daughter has gained 60 lbs.. She says she eats because she is depressed from the abortion. I will say that nothing good has come from having this abortion.

Editor's Comment

This is very sad for you and your family. It is very hard to see a scan image and begin to bond with the unborn baby and then have that taken away. I'm very sorry for your loss, and sad that your daughter has been emotionally and psychologically affected by her abortion. Unfortunately, as family we have to stand back and allow others to make their own choice, even when we feel that the choice is wrong. If you or any of your family would like help and support to try and work through some of your grief, please contact CareConfidential.You can call the national helpline 0300 4000 999, log on to Online advisor, or follow the link to find a centre for post abortion support in your area.

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