Because of Texas Abortion Law, Her Wanted Pregnancy Became a Medical Nightmare

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Kaiser Health News

New, untested abortion bans have made doctors unsure about treating some pregnancy complications, which has led to life-threatening delays and trapped families in a limbo of grief and helplessness. Elizabeth Weller never dreamed that her hopes for a child would become ensnared in the web of Texas abortion law. She and her husband began trying in late 2021. They had bought a house in Kingwood, a lakeside development in Houston. Elizabeth was in graduate school for political science, and James taught middle-school math. The Wellers were pleasantly surprised when she got pregnant early in 2022. I…

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