New York doctor reveals horrifying tale of what abortions looked like during the 1950's before Roe v. Wade
Dr. Waldo Fielding (Photo: Screen capture)

In the 1950s, Dr. Waldo Fielding was an obstetrician working at Harlem Hospital in Manhattan. He remembers women from the community coming to him — many terrified they would be reported — with complications from backroom abortions. After Roe, he remembers the protestors at his Boston clinic and the harassment women endured just to access medical care. This his story.


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