My Unknown Child
First published in German and French, the bestseller My Unknown Child is a sensitive, firsthand account of a single abortion. On the surface, Noreen Riols had every reason to get an abortion. With the birth of her first child came...
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First published in German and French, the bestseller My Unknown Child is a sensitive, firsthand account of a single abortion. On the surface, Noreen Riols had every reason to get an abortion. With the birth of her first child came an overwhelming postpartum depression. When she became pregnant again, her doctor, her psychiatrist, and even her vicarcounseled her to have an abortion. For Noreen, however, the real devastation was just beginning. With candor and tenderness, she takes readers on a journey through the emotional and spiritual ravages of abortion. This is a brave work that infuses readers with compassion for those who suffer from the choice of abortion and reveals their true hope for healing: Jesus Christ.
She believed it was for the best. . . The devastating postpartum depression that followed the birth of her second child sent Noreen Riols to a psychiatric clinic. When she became pregnant again, her doctors, fearing for her mental health, advised Noreen to abort her fetus. She agreed, believing the difficult choice was best for her family and for herself. Only later did she understand the true permanence of her act...and feel the deep anguish and regret that began to fill her days. In this sensitive and poignant story, Noreen Riols speaks candidly to women about emotiona and spiritual ravages of abortion. She also describes her personal journey away from the emptiness and regret--and into a life of peace and healing through Jesus Christ.
A frequent speaker, in both French and English, at seminars, retreats, and conferences across Europe, Noreen Riols often addresses a subject near to her heart: the true victims of abortion, babies and their mothers. She is also heard on radio and televisi