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May 16, 2019

“I was 42 years old and had married a terrific guy 1 1/2 years prior. We had already had 2 miscarriages, but we desperately wanted to be parents. After my amniocentesis at 17 weeks, we found out she had a very rare chromosome abnormality called Triso...

January 5, 2019

“On a Tuesday in December 2018, I terminated a much-wanted pregnancy for medical reasons via dilation and extraction. That Friday, Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 145 into law, making dilation and extraction procedures illegal in my home state of...

December 25, 2018

“I had an abortion at age 32. My husband and I who have been married for six years were over the moon when we learned I was pregnant. It was not planned, but very welcomed. After focusing on our legal careers for seven years, we were ready for this n...

August 30, 2018

“My pregnancy was a bit of a shock. After four kids, me and my husband were pretty much done, but reality hit hard when I found out I was expecting baby number 5 in January 2018. Initially, I had abortion as an option because I already have four kids...

December 4, 2017

"I feel like my story is somewhat unique but isn’t everyone’s?

I wanted my baby. So much. I planned for her for months. I had a very successful and healthy pregnancy and birth already and knew I wanted more kids, at least one more. I knew I wanted the...

January 24, 2017

“I am well-educated and raised in a good, responsible family and I faced the abortion dilemma on two occasions. The first time was in 1993 at age 18.

Having just graduated and heading off to college, I discovered I was pregnant. I was not mentally nor...

February 12, 2016

"Driving up to the building scared shitless. I get out of the car and hear people yelling… cursing… screaming at me, calling me names. I sign in and find chair. I’m looking down at my feet completely ashamed and feeling guilty. I hear this high pitch...

September 24, 2014

"In 2008, my husband and I decided it was time to try for baby #2. We were thrilled when I quickly got pregnant. The afternoon after our first ultrasound appointment we shared the news and picture with our family and friends. We shared our joy on Fac...

May 15, 2014

"I'm 19 and last October I got pregnant with my second child. My first child, had Turner's syndrome. The first pregnancy was unexpected, but was also heartbreaking when she passed away after birth. After expecting to be a mother, my boyfriend and I t...

July 29, 2013

"My husband and I had been married for 5 years when I had to have an abortion. We were trying desperately to get pregnant and had finally decided to start using fertility drugs. I was just getting ready to start my second round and needed to do a pre...

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