Abortion is available during all nine months of pregnancy in Canada
1 in 3 (37.4%) women undergoing abortion have already had one or more. (1)
300 abortions occur each day in Canada. (2)
20% of abortions are performed on girls between 10 and 19 years of age. (3)
One abortion increases a woman’s risk of breast cancer, (4) depression and suicide. (5)
An Ontario study of 41,039 women during the three month period after abortion revealed that hospital patients had a more than four times higher rate of hospitalizations for infections, a five times higher rate of “surgical events” and a nearly five times higher rate of hospitalization for psychiatric problems than the matching group of women who had not had abortions. (6)
Many women who have abortions feel coerced or pressured to do so by their boyfriends. (7)
Abortion was legalized over thirty years ago, before ultrasounds and medical advances introduced us to babies before they are born.
36.6%* of abortions (under 9 wks.) occur when an unborn child’s heart is beating, brain waves are detected and ultrasounds have shown them waving their arms and legs. A further;
49.5%* of abortions (9-12 wks.) occur when the child has fingerprints, urinates, squints, swallows, wrinkles its forehead, sleeps, wakes and exercises. And;
9.6%* of abortions (13-16 wks.) occur when the child also has fine hair, is 8″-10″ long and can hear. Finally;
4.4%* of abortions (16 wks to full-term) occur when the unborn child can also be startled by a sudden noise and could survive with proper care outside their mother’s womb.