Due to the return of my post natal depression I had an abortion at 17 weeks
Hi, I'm 22 and have a 3 year old daughter. I suffered Post Natal Depression (PND) when she was born, and last year thought I was well enough to come off medication.
Me and my partner agreed to try for another baby. Then my PND returned and I found out I was pregnant. It was horrible, being happy but feeling so down too.
After a lot of heartache, I decided to have an abortion which took place when I was 17 weeks!
It was awful and will stay with me forever. I saw the feet and legs of my baby after I gave birth to it before the nurse took it away. This will haunt me whenever I close my eyes.
My depression is worse than ever and if it wasn't for my daughter I wouldn't be here right now.
I totally regret having an abortion and never ever want to have to go through with it again!
Thanks for reading
This story was sent in on 06/05/2010