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2012 Canada

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

I never second-guessed my decision, and I still know it was the best choice for me by far.

How did you do the abortion?

I had a surgical abortion in 2012 and 2014, both times in Toronto, Canada. Both times I experienced only a small amount of pain during the procedure. The staff at each clinic were incredibly professional and kind. It was completely free both times, and after the clinic I went to for my second abortion offered me an IUD for free as well, which I have been very satisfied with so far. Both times I was accompanied by my boyfriend, who was incredibly sweet and supportive, and I was able to go right to my bed and rest until I felt better. I experienced light bleeding and relatively painful cramping for a few days, though nothing too severe. My experiences with abortion have been overwhelmingly positive. I feel so privileged to live in a country where my right to an abortion is secure. Furthermore, I live in a part of Canada where abortion is easily accessible. Canadian women in many provinces and most rural areas do not have access to local abortion services, and must travel to have one. It is unacceptable that women have unequal access in Canada; travelling far for an abortion costs women money, time, and discretion, in that teenagers or women in controlling relationships who must hide their abortions may not be able to travel without arousing suspicion. This is the problem that many Canadian women have in accessing abortion, and the situation is obviously far graver elsewhere in the world, and I am so grateful for the services Women on Web provide to those women. It is so important that we share our stories of abortion. This medical procedure is ubiquitous, necessary, and a basic human right, and it is so important that all women around the world are easily able to access it. We must share our stories to destigmatize abortion, so thank you for providing me the platform to share it.

What was your situation at this time?

Diğer insanlar kürtajınıza nasıl tepki gösterdi?

The people I told were all incredibly supportive both times that I had an abortion. I feel so lucky to be surrounded by people who are pro-choice and non-judgemental.

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What is your religion?

Cela B

Você precisa fazer uma auto avaliação e ver o que é melhor pra você. Não…

Emily Mars

O pesadelo de uma gravidez indesejada.

Bia Li

Me encontro na cama deitada nesse momento, após ter passado um dia inteiro no…

Sara

Tome la decisión ya que anteriormente (a los 15 años) ya había tenido un…

Aguaperdida Pam

Fue una decisión muy difícil pero estoy segura de que fue la mejor.
Un embarazo

Miih Be

Dia 9 de Setembro de 2019 tive relação sexual desprotegida com meu noivo, ele…

Camila

Yo aborté los miedos, la pena, el vacío y el amor.

Lora Fleming

I had 3 abortions and as a medical student, I helped preform several abortions…

Julia

Postanowiłam się podzielić swoją historią, ponieważ gdy szukałam informacji na…

mimi

mi aborto. siempre te voy a recordar pequeña semillita

Monoirmarie

Yo aborté porque es mi derecho

Juliette

j´ai avorté.

takajakty

To była lepsza decyzja

lena0101

żaden powód do dumy, że wpadłam, ale że sie zdecydowałąm na aborcję, to jestem…

Fallen Angel

I had the SAFEST ABORTION even in the PHILIPPINES through womenonweb.org.

Kyky

Your Dreams Are Real, So Are Abortions.

Ana Costa

Fiz o aborto com 7 semanas