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Already a teen mom

by Brittany

April 11, 2019

I was 18 years old and a senior in high school when I had given birth to my first son. He was not even 6 months old when I got pregnant again. I wasn’t ready to have another. I found out I was pregnant the same week my friend’s daughter had been killed. Despite this, she supported me in my decision to not have another baby. I felt bad making this decision after she had just lost her child, but I knew I needed to make the choice that was right for me and my son. I do not, nor have I ever regretted my decision. It was my decision to make and it was the right one for me. Two years later, I ended up pregnant again, and gave birth to my second and final son (child). And I love both my children with all my heart and have made the best life a young mother can for them. We cannot be ashamed of our choices, as they are right for us and we cannot attempt to take these choices away from others, as they are not ours to make.

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