if you’re considering abortion or know someone who is, you’d better read this. life is precious! i-want-to-die-being-me: This is terribly painful to read. But it will change your view on life forever. reblog this if you agree! I’m reblogging this, but I definitely do not agree. If anything, it hardens my opinion that women have the right to decide what happens in their own bodies. If that is a real case, then that husband is a dick. Plain and simple, he’s an asshole who is clearly trying to manipulate others. Now, I checked out your blog, and I saw some questions had been asked after you made the post. You didn’t exactly give a response to them, though. You were asked the following: Why be pro-life? I mean, do you know what hyperemesis gravidarum, pre-eclampsia, and ectopic pregnancies are? Do you know how physically hellish pregnancy can be for a woman? Do you know all of the different ways that pregnancy can cause mental and emotional distress to a woman? Do you know how emotionally scarring it can be to give a child up for adoption? Or do you just not care about any of that, which proves that your views on this issue are incredibly hateful? I bolded the part that you seemed to avoid in this response: I am sorry to offend you. However, I firmly believe that a woman shouldn’t place herself in a position where she can become pregnant unless she is willing to take care of the child or give it up for adoption. I understand that in cases of rape, pregnancy can not be avoided. However, abortion is still murder of a child no matter how you look at it. I’m guessing that since you didn’t realize that those issues are related to maternal health and not the health of the offspring, that you might not realize what they are. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe type of morning sickness. Because of the unrelenting nausea and vomiting, the mother is unable to maintain adequate intake of food and fluids. This can cause renal failure, subarachnoid hemorrhage (a “brain bleed”), splenic avulsion (torn/injured spleen), rhabdomyolysis (the muscles break down causing the damaged muscle cells go into the bloodstream, which causes kidney failure), pneumomediastinum (physical trauma that causes air to leak into the chest cavity), Wernicke’s encephalopathy (lack of muscle coordination, confusions, impairment of memory, eye paralysis; without quick treatment, the patient can require permanent inpatient care), malnutrition, jaundice, Mallory-Weiss syndrome (tears in the junction of the stomach and esophagus), hypoglycemia (long-term hypoglycemia kills the kidneys and can cause brain damage), atrophy (wasting away), coagulopathy (causes prolonged/excessive bleeding), and central pontine myelinolysis (caused by severe damage to the nerve cells of the brain stem; only a third of people achieve significant recovery). This was the disease that is believed to have killed Charlotte Bronte. Preeclampsia is a type of hypertension that occurs in pregnancy. The earlier it happens, the more likely it is to be deadly. Cerebral hemorrhage can occur and can kill the mother. Breathing difficulty happens. The retinas can detach. HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, lowplatelet count) syndrome can occur, leading to seizures, coma, rupture of the liver capsule, renal failure, pulmonary edema. Ectopic Pregnancies are when the fetus has become attached outside of the uterus. It can cause rupture, which leads to death. As you see, each case can lead to maternal death. The questions weren’t about what health issues the fetus might incur. The person was trying to show you that pregnancy is extremely dangerous and can kill the mother. So, now I have to ask, how do you feel if the woman’s life is endangered by the pregnancy?