Do what's best for you and your baby

medical abortion

I don't know how to start but I just need to get this off my chest.

I found out I was 3-4 weeks pregnant and I wasn't financially ready to have my baby no matter how badly I wanted it. I was only 17, living under my mothers' roof and I couldn't bring a little human into this world having nothing to offer them.

So I decided to get the abortion pill which is actually 2 pills. I took the first one orally and only experienced dizziness. After 2 days I took 5 different pills during my next follow-up in the clinic.

After only 20 min I experienced the worst abdominal pain I have ever had in my life. I felt dizzy, drugged, sleepy, I felt like complete crap.

I haven't told anyone and the only one who did know was the father of my baby, who wasn't around through all this.

I don't know if I made the right choice but I don't regret it. It was an unwanted pregnancy and I didn't want it to be an unwanted child.

I just wanted to share my story and let anyone know who's going through this alone at the moment, do what is best for you and your baby.

This story was sent in on 06/08/2015

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