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1,000 Reasons to Trust Women | Care2 Causes

1,000 Reasons to Trust Women | Care2 Causes

All of these women, for all of their reasons, knew what they were doing. When they did have questions, the clinic staff answered them. Once in a while a woman would ask to see the ultrasound, so the clinic assistant would show it to her. As a patient, she had a right to access her medical file, of which the ultrasound was a part. Unlike crisis pregnancy centers, however, we used medically accurate language and did not condemn anyone for her decision. In the rare cases in which a woman wasn’t sure what to do, a counselor would talk to her, and sometimes even suggest that she go home and think for a while longer. Regardless, the final decision was always hers. More often than not, however, our patients had already thought about what they needed to do, and they just needed it done–safely and with dignity. We owe them that much. Our sisters, our friends, our mothers, our daugh...

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