Thursday, June 30, 2016

"It is like mass abortion!!"

We are going to continue with our series highlighting reviews by past customers of abortion clinics in Washington State. The following is an anonymous review of Cedar River Clinics, in Tacoma.

A Google User
6 years agoI had an appointment for termination and was kinda shocked when I arrived at the clinic. It is located in one of the really not so nice areas of Tacoma and as I stepped inside it got even worse. I was given a bunch of paperwork and was told to plan up to 6h in the clinic. Well now I know why. They do not care about you as a person, your feelings and emotions. It is like mass abortion!! The place is pretty run down, growded with tons of people waiting for their appointments and I do not even want to go into details about the sort of people sitting next to you in the waiting room. One lady was sitting there, telling me she was a little out of it cause you are not allowed to use street drugs 24h before the procedure. I was absolutely disgusted and scared!!! I decided to leave and made an appointment with a different clinic!!
The review elicited a response from Beverly Whipple, the clinic owner, a year later. Ms. Whipple didn't deny the woman's experience and instead declared how proud she was to have customers like those filling the waiting room.

Readers will remember that we've previously written about Cedar River. They were being sued for medical malpractice.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Planned Parenthood Bellevue Slammed by Client for Horrible Treatment

The following is a review posted on Google Reviews by someone identifying themselves as "Yuna Kim". We are not able to provide independent corroboration at this time. This review was of Planned Parenthood in Bellevue, Washington.

Even though I fully support Planned Parenthood, some of these people have put me through a lot and made me feel reeeaaally really guilty for needing birth control. 

Im not sure if I spoke with someone from the Bellevue location or maybe someone from a help center of some sort, but I called yesterday morning to ask a couple questions. I gave the woman over the phone a very veeery bad, brief version of my situation which was; I missed my depo appointment at the beginning of the month and had unprotected sex at the end of the month. I wrongly assumed I didn't have to go through how this happened and justify my mistakes because I expected the staff at Planned Parenthood to be respectful and understanding. However the woman I spoke with got furious with me. She started yelling at some points, cutting me off while talking, asking condescending and rhetorical questions like "well what do you THINK is gonna happen!?". I was asking for clarifications on how my Depo shot works and she kept barking "I dont know WHERE you got this INFO but you are WRONG!" At the end of the conversation I was in tears and asked "what did you say your name was again?". She paused for a second and then hung up. If I went into details of how I got in this situation, I would have explained to her how it wasn't consentual and how the reason I never got my shot was because the clinic messed up my scheduling and was also rude about it. I didn't want to explain this. But if I did maybe she would've treated me like a human being. 

Planned Parenthood staff, if someone reads this, please contact me. I don't feel comfortable using your services right now. I need it, but I feel attacked for something that wasn't entirely in my control. And even if it was, there is no excuse to belittle your clients for using your services.

This was posted 2 months ago.