Brittany's Abortion Story
But I realized it too late...
Terminating a pregnancy, I was told, is no more significant than removing a tiny blood clot in my uterus. Sounded harmless, I reasoned; so, exercising my right, I opted for abortion. At that time, no other options; such as adoption or single parenting, were explained to me.
Had I been counseled properly concerning the pain I would feel and the facts about the development of my unborn child, I doubt that I would have chosen abortion. I was not forewarned of the health risks or the deep psychological after-effects of abortion.
I was a bright college student and had a promising future ahead of me. But following my abortion I became deeply depressed and suicidal. I had never mourned the loss of my appendix, so why did I grieve over the passing of this "uterine blob"? The answer is, of course, that it wasn't a mere "blob of tissue." This was a living baby, and I realized this the moment I saw his dismembered body - but I realized it too late.
Stories From Girls Who Decided To Have An Abortion.
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