It's almost been a year since I had an abortion.
Now I'm questioning if I should get pregnant again, well I have been since I had the abortion. I know I'm young and I know it's probably a stupid idea. But it's an idea I can't seem to remove from my mind. I want what I lost a year ago. I just don't know if I should or if I should just wait until I finish school?
Editor's CommentIt is very painful that you are still mourning your loss a year after the abortion. When you feel pressurised into a decision that goes against what you believe it is often difficult to come to terms with afterwards.
Your longing to replace the baby you lost is very understandable, but my feeling is that you would be better to have some post abortion counselling first so that you can process some of the painful emotions you have been feeling. Once you have dealt with these you would be in a better position to think about the right time to start a family. If you would like some help in finding post abortion support there are several options. You can call the national helpline, log on to Online advisor, or follow the link to find a centre for post abortion support in your area.