Real Abortion Stories: The Hurting and the Healing (Horak, Barbara) This book contains fourteen stories by women and one by a man recounting their struggles after involvement in abortion and how they eventually found peace.
Forbidden Grief (Burke, Theresa) This book deals with what is called “traumatic reenactment” as it pertains to women dealing with an abortion lose.
Motherhood Interrupted: Stories of Healing and Hope After Abortion (Brennan, Jane) The author, a professional counselor who is post-abortive and who has devoted her practice to helping those suffering post-abortion, presents fifteen stories of abortion and healing.
You Aren't Alone: The Voices of Abortion (Kirk, Peggy) A marriage and family counselor presents a dozen stories of abortion aftermath and healing, along with a resource section on where to find help for those contemplating abortion, medical risks related to abortion, and chapters on abortion and contraceptives.
Do Not Lose Hope (Maestri, Fr. William F.) A series of eight short reflections on the lived experience of women struggling after abortion, tied to the words of Pope John Paul II in paragraph 99 of Evangelism vitae (The Gospel of Life). The author, a priest, writes from his own experience as a pastor who has counseled post-abortive women.
Her Choice to Heal: Finding Spiritual and Emotional Peace After Abortion (Masse, Sydna) Identifying the characteristics of post-abortion syndrome, as well as spiritual resource for coming to terms with your situation and finding hope. A touching story that begins in pain and ends in healing. Readers will learn that spiritual and emotion healing is not only possible, it is God’s way of restoring us.
Victim and Victors: Speaking Out About Their Pregnancies, Abortion, and Children Resulting from Sexual Assault (Reardon, David C., PhD.) Personal stories of women’s different choices and experiences after having conceived a child as a result of a sexual assault. Women's Health after Abortion: The Medical and Psychological Evidence (Ring-Cassidy, Elizabeth, and Ian Gentles) Based on 500 articles from journals in the past twenty years addressing issues that follow abortion loss. Excelled for anyone looking for an overview of research and issues. Written by a psychologist and bioethicist.
After Abortion: God Offers Forgiveness, Healing and Hope (Burrin, Angela M.) This spiritual booklet contains seven guided Scriptural meditations to help women who are suffering in the aftermath of abortion to experience God’s merciful love more deeply. Available for free through The Word Among Us Partners.
Choice Processing and Resolution™- Understanding the Dynamics of Denial and Grief after Abortion
This approved online home-study program provides 6 CEU’s for professionals. This course is designed for professionals in helping fields such as mental health therapy, school counseling, nursing and pregnancy center staff. This course provides insight to understand the “back story” of why so many women are reluctant to face the deep-seated issues of grief after a voluntary pregnancy termination. The information in this online course is the result of ten years of work by Trudy M. Johnson, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Colorado. Ms. Johnson compassionately and professionally addresses this difficult topic on a level that will reach the heart of our culture to break the stigma and secret shame of abortion secrets.
After Abortion: God Offers Forgiveness, Healing and Hope (Burrin, Angela M.) This booklet from The Word Among Us Partners contains seven guided Scriptural meditations to help women who are suffering in the aftermath of abortion to experience God’s merciful love more deeply.