Some of the reasons behind discouraging women from seeking abortion include religious reasons that God created us, and gave us life, and He can decide to terminate our lives. We, as humans, have no power or autonomy whatsoever to decide that we want to terminate God’s creation.
Maisie points out that there are numerous contraceptive options available in the market for women to prevent conception; one should take up the responsibility of parenthood and not choose abortion as the last minute contraceptive option when they themselves chose to engage in casual sex. Medical practitioners agree that life begins at conception; an embryo is as valuable as a fetus with the heart beating from 21days after conception. It still has the potential to develop into the human form we are familiar.