The womb *should* be the safest place, right? Except that it’s not, a lot of the time, and not because of abortion. How about it’s not safe because of health issues — been there, done that. How about it’s not safe because we are wasting time arguing abortion instead of ways to prevent HELLP, IUGR, Pre-eclampsia/PIH, Eclampsia, preterm labor, etc. Every minute, a woman in the world dies during pregnancy and childbirth. That’s over 500,000 a year. Many of the “no exception” pro-lifers like to say that abortion should never be an option when these complications threaten your life. There is no greater good in the mother living if she must become a “murderer.” Why are these people calling themselves pro-life and not looking at the real reasons that the womb is a dangerous place for mother and baby? Why are they not advocating harder for more studies, more information, more results? 
5 to 8% of pregnancies are affected by pre-eclampsia; infants are affected by medications and preterm births. (See first source above)
3-7% of infants are affected by IUGR. IUGR can result in NICU stays.
11.7% of infants are born pre-term. This can result in everything from a NICU stay to fetal death. 
3% of babies have a major malformation/birth defect apparent at birth; up to 14% of all children have issues from birth present themselves by school age. 
16% of women receive inadequate prenatal care; many receive this due to a lack of insurance. 
This is irritating. Clearly if it was about life, they’d be pushing harder for funding to solve these “womb problems” and for greater prenatal care availability — and I don’t mean CPCs. I mean real, adequate, awesome prenatal care through medical practices equipped to catch the almost-inevitable pregnancy issues. 

The womb *should* be the safest place, right? Except that it’s not, a lot of the time, and not because of abortion. How about it’s not safe because of health issues — been there, done that. How about it’s not safe because we are wasting time arguing abortion instead of ways to prevent HELLP, IUGR, Pre-eclampsia/PIH, Eclampsia, preterm labor, etc. 

Every minute, a woman in the world dies during pregnancy and childbirth. That’s over 500,000 a year. Many of the “no exception” pro-lifers like to say that abortion should never be an option when these complications threaten your life. There is no greater good in the mother living if she must become a “murderer.” 

Why are these people calling themselves pro-life and not looking at the real reasons that the womb is a dangerous place for mother and baby? Why are they not advocating harder for more studies, more information, more results? 

This is irritating. Clearly if it was about life, they’d be pushing harder for funding to solve these “womb problems” and for greater prenatal care availability — and I don’t mean CPCs. I mean real, adequate, awesome prenatal care through medical practices equipped to catch the almost-inevitable pregnancy issues. 

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