February 7, 2023

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Abortion restrictions add fear to miscarriage heartbreak

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I am one of the millions who have faced the heartbreak of pregnancy loss. This year, the battle over reproductive rights took on a whole new meaning for me. 

Sara Loflin

On Dec. 13, 2021, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I also found out I was pregnant.

A whirlwind of tests and doctor’s visits occupied the waning days of my 2021. In one day, my focus shifted from adding to our little family of three to surviving stage-2 breast cancer for my young son and husband.

Unfortunately, I miscarried the pregnancy; and needed a dilation and curettage procedure, better known as a D&C. The D&C procedure is used as a method of clearing tissue along the uterine wall after a miscarriage and other medical conditions, as well as a method of abortion.

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Sara Loflin

2022-08-21 01:30:00

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