kate swanson

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I didn't intend it to, but safe, legal abortion played a huge part in my family planning. I've never had regrets, only relief.

1986 United States

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

How did you do the abortion?

suction aspiration at 5 weeks. took about 5 minutes, mild discomfort, minimal bleeding. staff friendly, supportive.

What was your situation at this time?

Benze ntoni abanye abantu xa ukhupha isisu?

I only told my mother, who was totally supportive. She shared with me that she had undergone an illegal abortion in 1954.

legal/illegal

What is your religion?

Cherokee Schill

I had 6 abortions.
Originally I was only going to share two of my medically…

Lucie

I had more than one abortions. I made the choices because I care about the…

Eunji A

낙태 당시에는 신체적으로 힘들었지만 지금은 컨디션이 평상시로 돌아왔습니다

Nthati

It was a difficult but necessary choice to have made.

Monoirmarie

Yo aborté porque es mi derecho

G.

Zawsze miałam nieregularny okres, także tydzień spóźnienia nie dawał mi…

Paegan

I had a SUPER LATE abortion.

Aguaperdida Pam

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

michel

i'm irish, i had an abortion while living in the netherlands.

Anne

I knew exactly what I wanted and needed- to be there for my kids, to find a job

Brenda

Having an abortion was the right thing for my family.

Laura

Desde que confirmé el embarazo, pensé cómo podría llevar a cabo el aborto.

Alejandra

Mi decisión

Anna

Nigdy nie sądziłam, że to powiem ale tak, miałam aborcję.
Historie innych…

Fabiana

y te lo cuento

Bobbie

The first time I was too young the next I was old enough to know I had no right…

Marghe

À la limite du délai légal, j'ai avorté à 18 ans et 1 mois. J'étais soutenue…

takaja

zrobiłabym to jeszcze raz