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I am having an abortion as I am writing this, at home with cytotec (mifepristone). There is discomfort and mild side effects (dizziness, fever) but it is extremely manageable and I am so grateful that this option is available to me.

I have always supported the right of every woman to choose an abortion, but never expected to be faced with this choice myself as I have always been extremely careful with birth control.

I am married and my husband and I had made the decision to try to have a child - it was my dream. And then, just two months after I stopped my birth control, my husband attempted suicide by overdosing on heroin and cocaine. A problem from his past that had come back, and that he had been hiding from me...

He was hospitalized, we separated, and then I discovered I was pregnant. I couldn't eat and started losing weight, couldn't sleep, couldn't take care of myself let alone lead a healthy pregnancy and have a child on my own.

My heart goes out in solidarity to women around the world who are faced with this difficult choice, no matter what their decision may be. In my case, this was the right decision, and it outrages me that all women do not have access to this simple and safe option should they need it.

2014 France

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

How did you do the abortion?

What was your situation at this time?

legal/illegal

Frances

Feeling like myself again

Amanda

E não me arrependo, não se culpe por isso
Você é dona de si.
Eu sou bem jovem

pam carol

Yo aborte

Kamila

Miałam aborcję. I choć żyję w ponoć "cywilizowanym" kraju to aborcja jest…

Irina

Cuando miro para atrás, más se afirma la certeza de que hice lo correcto.

Magui

La mejor decisión

keira

Chcę mieć kontrolę. Zrobiłam to i NIE ŻAŁUJĘ.

Wzięłam pierwszą tabletkę, czułam…

Daisy

I had an abortion about seven years ago when I was 16. I was in an abusive…

Ammy

Yo he estado en las dos caras de la moneda, cuando tenia 16 años quede…

Paula

i had an abortion

Warrior

Sinceramente eu não imaginei que passaria por isso esse ano. Mas sabia que um…

Laura

I had a surgical abortion at Planned Parenthood in Beacon, NY at 4 weeks.

jennelyn

I had an abortion

ana ana

i do love you my baby. but the moment now, is not right. i did this because i…

Masha

This isn't my first abortion.... :'( My second one I am currently scheduled for.

Jess

I was let down by birth control and had two abortions. During my second…

księżycowa23

Rozumiem wszystkie kobiety które chcą legalnie dokonać aborcji. Rozumiem że…