Abortion IS necessary

by Anonymous

January 4, 2022

I am a sophomore in college currently. I found out I was pregnant about a month and a half ago. I was numb yet terrified at the same time. I have emetaphobia which is a fear over throwing up and being sick. I had intense morning sickness and was struggling mentally and needed to receive an abortion asap or else my life was at risk. I go to a school in West Virginia where abortion access is very limited. My options were either going out of state or driving 2 and a half hours to the ONLY abortion clinic in the state. I called so many different places and all were booked for weeks out. I could not mentally wait that long. I finally decided on the clinic in my state. They were the most caring and loving people. I felt heard and secure at every moment of my time spent there. I decided on a surgical abortion to avoid any more sickness associated with the abortion pill. Immediately I felt relief. I felt better. All I could do was cry over the relief I felt. I will always remember this life event but not once, have I felt regret. Abortion is needed for everyone. Abortion is needed to protect people’s mental health. Abortion is needed so people can continue education and finally, Abortion is needed because at the end of the day, it is YOUR CHOICE.

All the love to the Women’s Health Center located in Charleston West Virginia. They are the most amazing organization <3

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