I considered having an abortion after getting pregnant despite me having a Mirena IUS coil as my contraception. I was 28, happily married, building my career, and planning to have a child in my early 30s. It turned out that I didn’t need to have an abortion as the pregnancy was ectopic and I had to have surgery to remove it. However I was hugely grateful that I live in a country where I could have had a safe and legal an abortion if I’d wanted one. I strongly feel that this is an essential right I should have. I would never want to be forced into becoming a mother through circumstances and lack of choice.

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I was very young when I stupidly got pregnant. I managed to persuade my GP to give me the precious green consent form even though by that point I was around 16-17 weeks. I think it was because I was s

Real Stories of Abortion

I didn’t really know what to expect when I had an abortion at home during covid. I didn’t panic but there were a few moments where I was just not quite sure what to expect and because I didn’t know an

Real Stories of Abortion

I was in agony when I found out I was pregnant. And I spent a lot of time crying. Then I spoke with some Alliance for Choice activists, night after night was repeating the same thing over and over, ho