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May 16, 2019

Content warning: child abuse

“So, I had to collect change from my couch and car to buy my pregnancy test. I was working a job I loved (and eventually helped me move up in my career), but it didn't provide health insurance or very much money. My boyfri...

April 11, 2019

“A few days before my 21st birthday I had my best friend coming down from Perth to spend the weekend celebrating my birthday. I remember it was the 29th of January, 2 days before she arrived. I had taken a pregnancy test because I hadn’t had a period...

April 2, 2019

“100 non-medical reasons: That's how I decided I would tell anyone apart from husband about choosing not to go forward with this pregnancy. There were actually only 24 reasons (so far). ‘Choosing not to go forward with this pregnancy’ - that's the fl...

March 1, 2019

“I’m 24 years old and a registered nurse so obviously you would think I would know how to avoid situations like this. I noticed something was off that I was excessively sleeping, and I just wasn’t feeling myself. I didn’t think too much into it becau...

February 26, 2019

“Well, I’m 27 and I just had a surgical abortion at 14 weeks and 3 days. I’ll start at the beginning.

My partner and I were never preventing pregnancy. We were drinking a lot and mostly having drunk sex so we didn’t really care. I’m really surprised i...

February 25, 2019

“(10/10/17) It’s been 8 months since my abortion and not a day goes by when I still don't think about it. It almost feels like I’m haunted by the trauma of it all and every day some insignificant thing will happen which makes me relive every painful...

February 14, 2019

Content warning: this story mentions sexual assault

“In December of 2018, I had a surgical abortion. I was 11 weeks along and had only known for about a month. When I missed my period in November, I can’t say I thought anything of it. This was a norma...

February 6, 2019

“I am 20 years old and had just moved to a completely different state. I moved to take a year off from school and figure out what I wanted to do as a career. About three months after moving, I noticed that my period was late and that my breasts were...

February 5, 2019

“I’m 19 and my due date would have been tomorrow. In June of 2018 I found out I was pregnant. I remember the exact moment the test came back positive as I sat in a service station toilet, by myself, whilst my boyfriend was getting us both a coffee. I...

January 30, 2019

“I was 16 when I had an abortion. The pregnancy was from an abusive and manipulative boy, who was older than me. My body felt strange one day about a week from my encounter with him, and I was so scared, so I told a friend and she told me to tell my...

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