Submitted to Abort73 by a -year-old woman on September 21, 2006.
I became pregnant at 15 and decided to keep my baby. She is now married with 3 beautiful children of her own. I had another baby at 18, and he now is married with a baby on the way. In my early and mid twenties, I regretably had 3 abortions, one of which was a late term abortion. I've just in the last week found out how it was performed and it makes my heart literally hurt. I didn't know the facts about what I was doing or the depression it would cause. I was a selfish, stupid person. I was in denial and didn't want to face what I had done. When I was 30 years old, I became pregnant again. I was in an abusive relationship and was being told to have an abortion. I made the appointment and hated every waking moment up to that day. I just wanted to die knowing what I was about to do again. That morning I woke up and said NO!!! I refused to go through with it. My daughter, born 8 months later is so beautiful. She makes me smile everyday. She sings for the Lord. She has impacted so many lives. It has never been easy. I've had many years of nightmares and suffer from depression. I know God has forgiven me for what I've done. I just hope and pray I will be able to forgive myself. Thank you for this site and the realization of the horrific practice of legalized murder in our world.
Date: September 21, 2006