2 kids couldn’t afford another

by Anonymous

September 3, 2019

I was 18 when I had my first child. I was young but I never thought about aborting, ever. Had a lot of help from my family and my sons father to raise him.

Jump to age 22 I find out I’m pregnant again… I said okay another won’t hurt, again never thought about aborting. With two kids a full time job I knew I was done with kids. 7 months after my second child I find out I’m pregnant again… there was no way I was gonna be able to afford another kid, even though abortion was never on my mind for my first two….this is what I right away thought about for this 3rd pregnancy.

I spoke to my husband and we both agreed we couldn’t  afford another kid at the moment so we both decided on the same thing.


I searched up clinics and found one where I was able to take the pill at 8 weeks. I went in for my follow up and turns out the pill failed. My next step was to go through the surgical procedure. I was so scared because I was avoiding this procedure. But I had no choice so the following day my husband drove us to the clinic. I was out of there after 3 hours.  I was asleep so I didn’t feel a thing or remember anything. Left the clinic and me and my husband had a regular rest of the day. I feel bad for not feeling guilty but at the time all I felt was relief. I was never on a side on this topic. If it’s your body you’re allowed to do whatever you please with it. And I’m so thankful this was available to me when I needed it the most.

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