Raquel Monterrey

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I spoke with the spirit of my child before my abortion. That spirit who was outside of me told me that it wasn't ready to be born on Earth again. That it just wanted to know what it felt like to be loved by two parents and that's why it chose us. Although the 3 days of knowing I was pregnant were the most blissful days of my life I also knew that now wasn't the right time. I received the go ahead and confirmation of my child's spirit that it was not within me and that it was okay to have the abortion. I felt resolved. However it was the after effects that took a year to heal. I went through a grieving process not only for my unborn child in this lifetime but in all my past lifetimes in which I lost my child. I realized that this decision was part of my mission here on Earth. To help women who are moving through the pain after abortion. To assist them in finding their voice. To let them know that they are not alone, that they didn't do anything wrong and their decision is valid and honored. My mission is to support women in reconnecting to their intuition, power and wisdom. All of which is all challenged by society after choosing an abortion. I want women to stand up with each other and hold hands in support. We owe it to ourselves, this planet and our unborn children.

2014 United States

Although I felt confident and sure that this was the right decision for me I also grieved the loss of my potential child. And part of me felt that I didn't deserve to grieve. Once I allowed myself to grieve and move through the grieving process I began to heal and have a greater understanding of the reason this pregnancy occurred when it did.

My experience taking the pills was difficult. After the first round of pills I immediately felt the life force that was in my body for 7 weeks dim into darkness. I felt death within my womb where as it's meant for a place of creative life force. That is when I began to grieve. When I took the second round of pills my partner decided to leave work early so he could be with me. And I am so grateful he did. The pain from the cramping was nearly unbearable and I was thankful he was there to monitor the pain medication for me, bring me water, hold my hair back as I threw up and reheat my heating pad as needed.

I knew in my soul that this abortion was the right decision.

Did the illegality of your abortion affect your feelings?

N/A

How did other people react to your abortion?

They were extremely supportive. And it also allowed them to share their story as well.

Emily Mars

O pesadelo de uma gravidez indesejada.

Genoveva

Yo aborté

Mariela

Aunque me cueste decirlo, yo aborté

Butterfly

Bylam za granica kiedy postanowilam zrobic pierwszy test ciazowy. Okres…

K

Medical abortion is easy, provides instant relief

Ronnie

because the time just wasn't right for me.

Agos Tina

Oxaprost / 7 semanas

Eunji A

낙태 당시에는 신체적으로 힘들었지만 지금은 컨디션이 평상시로 돌아왔습니다

Lola

mifepristona + misoprostol

Agnieszka

Miałam aborcję - nie żałuję

britta

Something that has carried with me ever since.

Frances

Feeling like myself again

magdalena

Miałam aborcje. Dzięki pomocy i wyrozumiałości women on web uda mi się to.

Ania Kijawska

Mam dziecko, dom, męża zdecydowałam się na aborcję.

chiquiss67

Hola.

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