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After Abortion Spiritual Health

Many women are curious about after abortion spiritual health.

Because an unanticipated pregnancy can cause you to look at your life in a different light, we have compiled a list of resources that may be helpful.

After Abortion Spiritual Health

Exhale is a telephone service that creates a social climate where each person’s unique experience with abortion is supported, respected and free from stigma. Exhale provides services, training and education to empower individuals, families and communities to achieve post-abortion health and well-being.

Backline is a toll free Talk Line dedicated to pregnancy-related topics. If you wish to talk about abortion, you can call both before and after abortion. Backline is dedicated to addressing the broad range of experiences and emotions surrounding pregnancy, parenting, adoption and abortion. They provide a forum in which women and their loved ones can engage in discussion that goes beyond political rhetoric. They are committed to addressing the individual and diverse realities within our communities.

Faith Aloud – As people of religious faith and conviction Faith Aloud supports reproductive justice for every person. Because we have faith in women we support all pregnancy options. Faith Aloud also hosts 40 Days for Prayer, a collection of pro-choice prayers.

Before & After Abortion – Charlotte Taft and Shelley Oram provide telephone counseling before and after abortion. Tell Ms. Taft you were referred by Falls Church Healthcare Center to take advantage of her “Introductory” COUPON.


“Abortion counseling by telephone can help you learn to use your own inner wisdom to heal and resolve life’s challenges. We serve as guide, support, and witness for whatever process you may need. Some work, especially bore or after abortion counseling over the telephone, can be short term—just one or two sessions. Other work may be more long term. our purpose is to assist you in working through issues from the past, if needed, but more importantly to learn tools and ways of being to create the life you dream of.”

Religious Support

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) is an organization of clergy from all faiths who support reproductive freedom. 1025 Vermont Ave. NW #1130 Washington DC 20005 | (202) 628-7700.

Catholics for Free Choice (CFFC) offers pro-choice information for Catholics, decision-making tools and guided meditations. 1436 U St. NW #301 Washington DC 20009 | (202) 986-6093 also in Spanish and Portuguese.

Books on Abortion

Peace After Abortion and Inner Healing After Abortion are post abortion self-help guides for women and men.

Pregnancy Options Workbook is a complete guide to making decisions about pregnancy, including information on each option, spiritual and religious concerns, information for men and help with getting support.