I was supposed to give birth this month if not for the medical abortion

By Precious

I was supposed to give birth this month... I had a medical abortion on the 15th of November 2014.

I remember that day like it was yesterday. It was heavily raining. I suspected I was pregnant so I went to the GP but he confirmed I wasn't. It confused me because I felt that I was pregnant. I knew deep down that I was pregnant, yes, I saw my periods, but they were not as normal as they used to be.

I waited for a week or two trying to figure out what to do next. During those weeks I felt sick and went to the hospital, that's when it was confirmed that I was pregnant. Well, I knew deep down that I was pregnant, but the moment the Dr confirmed it, it felt so unreal.

My partner became supportive financially and emotionally but we both knew that he didn't want to have this baby.

Precious sent this story in on 14/05/2015

Editor's comment

It's hard to anticipate the anniversary dates of an event like this, especially thinking about 'what might have been'. Talking through your feelings and emotions can often be very useful and help is available, find your nearest post abortion support.

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