- Posted February 15, 2013 by
San Antonio, Texas
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Have you had an abortion?
The Missing Truth
Abortion for Convenience --
Truth for Too many Women & Babies
I was married with a 9 month old
baby girl. I was nursing her, they say you can not get pregnant when nursing -not true I did get pregnant. I started
having the nausea and not feeling well.
I remembered there was a Free Clinic by the college so I got my free pregnancy test. It was Positive. I knew my husband and I had talked about the timing and I expressed concern at the clinic. They said do not worry call this Dr. as soon as possible you can have an abortion. When I got home and told my husband he said You have no choice. If you want to stay home and raise the first child you will have to have an abortion or go back to work. And put the baby in childcare. For me that could not be an option. When I was a child as long as I could remember my mom worked she was seldom at home except when we were very young. We came home from school she was at work unless she was sick. I did not want to do that to my daughter. I hated that my mom could not be there for us when we needed her. So when my husband said I had no choice I called the Dr. and made an appointment for the abortion. It was by far the Biggest Mistake of my entire life.
How ignorant and arrogant of me to say your life is not of valve because you are not convenient.
He dropped me off at the clinic and watched our 9 month old while I had the abortion.
It was a cold, rainy, dark day for me at so many levels. Every time I pass that corner I clinch inside knowing that is were my child's life on this earth stopped 35 years ago. I went into a deep depression. I wanted my husband to have protected us and say we would be able to have the baby and it will be ok. Abortion is not good for Women or Children. We have lost 30% or more of our future families and leaders in the name of fear and inconvenience. God forgive us.