Karen Correll
Feb 23 · 1 min read

I will never forget the miscarriage we experienced at 16 weeks. The baby, as we have always called it, was about the size of a Polly Pocket figurine. And we were given the chance to hold it, and say goodbye. It was almost completely shaped, but we were unable to distinguish the sex, which is why I’ve used the term “it,” but feel deeply that this was our baby. I do agree that women should hold the right to decide, but I also agree that there needs to be a point in the pregnancy that abortion should be no longer an option. I do not agree that those who decide in the ninth month that they no longer believe they can manage to become a mother, that they should be allowed to terminate and kill that baby. At that point, the only option should then be adoption. There are so many deserving couples, and singles who want so much to become parents, and can’t.

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