My medical abortion today wasn't as bad as I thought it'd be
By anonymous on 17/04/2013
I had a medical abortion today and its not as bad as I thought it would be. As soon as I got home from hospital I started heavily bleeding with average cramp later in the afternoon. I sat on the toilet and felt clots pass, it was a weird feeling but no pain. I think the only annoying thing is the cramps they sometime get bad then go back normal.
The cramping is the womb contracting to expel the pregnancy, and this can be very painful for some people and less so for others.
Help & support
If you're struggling through a situation similar to this abortion story, or have
been affected by issues in the past, no matter how long ago, help is available.
Get free, sensitive & confidential help at your nearest centre:
Tell your story
The information submitted in the stories section is generated solely by the public.
Would you like to tell other people about your experiences?