Recently I have been reading quite a bit about concerns over the falling rates of fertility and the declining birth rates, especially in the US. People are questioning what is happening and citing all kinds of reasons.
After 15 years of research, working with women who had abortions, women from all walks of life, cultures and beliefs, from different countries and experiences, I wrote a book on our findings. Primarily I relied on the information we gleaned from working with women to talk about and counsel regarding their abortions.
OF course, no-one wanted to publish it because what we learned flew in the face of any information on abortion that was available at the time. Publishers either declined outright or they wanted permission to use the information (and myself) to further their agendas. By the time I wrapped up my work (due to my husband’s illness and subsequent death) I was focused solely on the information we had gathered on the women who had aborted, and the what the impact had been on them if any. Continue reading