The Cards

Clubs : Based on the myth that the cervix has no nerve endings and therefore doesn't need to be numbed during medical procedures. 

Spades : Based on a procedure known as the "husband stitch" and it's complications. 

Hearts : Based on the unnecessary use of symphesiotomies and the victims of the procedure. 

Diamonds : Based on the deaths of three different women as a result of abortion refusal (namely Savita Halappanavar whose case inspired me to start this project). 

A closer look :