Wednesday’s Words from Women

I have a 2 ½ year-old, no permanent home, and no job. I am a student and have no money for extra expenses. I was able to sell some of my personal belongings to get money for my procedure. The man that I was involved with was abusing me. I needed an abortion. Thank you.
–Submitted by Kara* through a member clinic
I am a 23-year-old single mother of 11-month-old twin boys. I am on birth control and I haven’t missed a period. I had no idea I was pregnant. I have just started my career and am building a life for me and my boys.
–Submitted by Krissy* through a member clinic 
Over one-third of women of reproductive age have an abortion by the age of 45. However, women who have chosen abortion are often absent from the public debate. In order to break the silence surrounding abortion, we feature real stories from real women each Wednesday on our blog. If you would like to share your story with us or have it published on our blog, go to

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