Abortion has painful consequences for you and deadly consequences for your child. Do not be misled by the idea that an abortion is the easy way out of a difficult circumstance. If you are considering abortion, please visit www.abort73.com to become well informed about abortion procedures and how it affects you, your body, and your child.

Abortion Facts

Nightlight Christian Adoptions is not a medical facility. The following are well known abortion facts.

The heart begins pumping blood through the body
The arms and legs begin to form
The ears and kidneys form
Baby’s vital organs – liver, kidneys, intestines, brain and lungs – are fully formed and functional.
A baby is viable and has a 15% survival rate outside the womb

The Risks

Abortion increases the chance that a woman will have an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy in the future by 30%. 5% of women suffer PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease) after abortion. If untreated, it can lead to infertility. Studies report that women who have an abortion increase their risk of breast cancer by 50%.

Abortion often causes women to experience psychological and emotional trauma including: acute feelings of grief, depression, anger, fear of disclosure, preoccupation with babies or getting pregnant again, nightmares, sexual dysfunction, termination of relationships, emotional coldness, increased alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders, anxiety, flashbacks of the abortion procedures, anniversary syndrome, repeat abortions, and/or suicide.

What God’s Word Says

Life Begins In the Womb

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.”

-Psalm 139:13

God Opens the Womb

“You fill their womb with treasure; they are satisfied with children, and they leave their abundance to their infants.”

-Psalm 17:14b

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

-Jeremiah 1:5


God Has a Plan for Each Child Before Birth

“The Lord called me from the womb, from the body of my mother he named my name.”

-Isaiah 49:1b

“But when he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace…”

-Galatians 1:15

Children Are a Blessing and a Gift From God

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.”

-Psalm 127:3