An abortion at 22 weeks

It all started 3 months ago when I went to the doctor and had some test done. They gave me some pills to take. The doctor said to take 2 pill a day so I did. Half way though the second month my belly started to swell up at tea time so I went back to the doctor and she told me that she would phone me back after speaking to another doctor.
I got the phone call that night and had to go back in the next day for a scan. The other doctor was there and he felt my belly I was in pain so he did the scan and to my surprise I was about 22 to 23 weeks pregnant. I was in shock and so was my doctor. She asked if I had been sick at all and I said no. I didn`t feel the baby kick either.
I went home and talked to my husband about the pregnancy and he was in shock. He went on & on about how we could not afford this baby so we went back to the doctor and he wanted me to have abortion.
So I had an abortion I did not want to do it but I did what he wanted.
It has killed me it has been so hard for me. He has told some friends of his but I have told no one about what I have been through. I cry at every baby thing on tv I feel so alone.

Editor's Comment

It sounds as though all this has happened very suddenly and you had no time to think through how you were feeling. It is always sad when you make a decision based on pressure from someone else, without being sure about it yourself. Pklease contact CareConfidential to find out about post abortion support.You can call the national helpline 0300 4000 999, log on to Online advisor, or follow the link to find a centre for post abortion support in your area.
This story was sent in on 17/06/2012 and it's been viewed 1,289 times.

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