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In good conscience :a practical, emotional, and spiritual guide to deciding whether to have an abortion

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From the very practical to the deeply spiritual, In Good Conscience provides women with a framework for choosing whether to keep or to And a pregnancy. Author Anna Runkle addresses the complex feelings that accompany this critical decision-making process, helping women explore their options and determine what is right for them."A practical and very humane personal guide for women with unintAnded pregnancies who are uncertain about which pregnancy option will be best for them. In Good Conscience provides a woman with sound information about her choices and with a series of checklists and questions to help her evaluate her personal, spiritual, economic, and emotional needs and preferences. By helping women exercise their moral integrity at the highest level, In Good Conscience makes a very important contribution to the literature on women's health."?Gloria Feldt, president, Planned Parenthood® Federation of America"With compassion and common sense, Runkle guides women through all aspects of the abortion decision. Unique in women's health literature, the book treats moral matters as seriously as medical ones. For women who take the abortion decision seriously?and almost all do?this book is an important companion."?Frances Kissling, president, Catholics for A Free Choice

Book News Annotation:

Runkle (consultant for Planned Parenthood Federation of America) presents a book written to designed to help women considering an abortion balance the various factors in the decision making process. Although Pro-Choice, she argues that in a significant number of cases abortion is the wrong choice for specific women. She discusses how to weigh religious feeling, evaluation of clinics, economic status, emotional needs, and other issues in coming to the proper individual choice. ^ Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A practical and very humane personal guide for women with unintAnded pregnancies who are uncertain about which pregnancy option will be best for them. By helping women exercise their moral integrity at the highest level, In Good Conscience makes a very important contribution to the literature on women's health.

?Gloria Feldt, president, Planned Parenthood® Federation of America

With compassion and common sense, Runkle guides women through all aspects of the abortion decision. Unique in women's health literature, the book treats moral matters as seriously as medical ones. For women who take the abortion decision seriously, and almost all do, this book is an important companion.

?Frances Kissling, president, Catholics for a Free Choice

From the very practical to the deeply spiritual, In Good Conscience provides women with a framework for choosing whether to keep or to And a pregnancy. Anna Runkle addresses the complex feelings that accompany this critical decision-making process, helping women explore their options and determine what is right for them.

About the Author

ANNA RUNKLE is a consultant for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She serves as a volunteer pregnancy counselor and is a popular writer and speaker on the subjects of abortion, sexuality, and unintAnded pregnancy.

Table of Contents

What to do as soon as you learn you are pregnant — What happens during an abortion — How it feels : eight women share their stories — How to find people to support your decision — How religious and political views of abortion affect you — How to make the right decision : write-in section on your life, feelings, and spiritual beliefs — What to do if abortion is your choice — What to do if you want to continue your pregnancy — How to heal after the abortion : write-in section.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787941499
Subtitle:
A Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Guide to Deciding Whether to Have an Abortion
Author:
Runkle, Anna
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Decision-making
Subject:
Women's Studies - Abortion
Subject:
Abortion
Subject:
Moral and ethical aspects
Subject:
Pregnancy, unwanted
Subject:
Pregnancy, Unwanted -- Decision making.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Consumer Health General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Publication Date:
19980915
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 165 p.
Dimensions:
9.28x7.06x.55 in. .65 lbs.

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Product details xi, 165 p. pages Josey-Bass Publishers,c1998. - English 9780787941499 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A practical and very humane personal guide for women with unintAnded pregnancies who are uncertain about which pregnancy option will be best for them. By helping women exercise their moral integrity at the highest level, In Good Conscience makes a very important contribution to the literature on women's health.

?Gloria Feldt, president, Planned Parenthood® Federation of America

With compassion and common sense, Runkle guides women through all aspects of the abortion decision. Unique in women's health literature, the book treats moral matters as seriously as medical ones. For women who take the abortion decision seriously, and almost all do, this book is an important companion.

?Frances Kissling, president, Catholics for a Free Choice

From the very practical to the deeply spiritual, In Good Conscience provides women with a framework for choosing whether to keep or to And a pregnancy. Anna Runkle addresses the complex feelings that accompany this critical decision-making process, helping women explore their options and determine what is right for them.

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