Below is a wonderful piece written by an ObGyn who is rightfully so proud to offer abortion care for women. Abortion Providers are Heroes… Much respect to this woman… An excerpt from an article written by a wonderful Doctor whom enjoys providing abortions and helping women. To read in full, follow the link below the excerpt…
These Are My Reasons Why I love providing abortion care to women, and I am proud to do so. I am also far from alone.- Carolyn Payne, MD
I love providing abortion care to women, and I am proud to do so. I am also far from alone. Upon publication of “Four Residents’ Narratives on Abortion Training,” a professional listserv I belong to blew up with passionate reactions. Residents from across the country were surprised and confused by the omission of any resident perspective that voiced confidence and pride in their decision to provide abortion services.
To us, abortion training was something we advocated for in medical school, and actively sought out in our residency training programs. To us, abortion training was exciting, because it meant we were developing the skills necessary to provide women with safe reproductive healthcare.
To many of us, the decision to receive training in abortion wasn’t “agonizing” at all as a recent corresponding piece in Yahoo! Health described. Rather, providing our first MVA was a “feel good procedure,” because we had successfully performed an intervention that changed a woman’s life for the better!