Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The excerpt below opens Amber’s experience. She talks about her decision to obtain an abortion in the context of her children and family’s health and well-being. Read Amber’s full reflection that was published by My Abortion My Life, a project of Preterm, a nonprofit health clinic in Ohio.
“I had my first abortion three weeks ago, and it changed everything and nothing. I’ve been pro-choice for years and knew that someday I may have to make that decision, but I never expected it to be at 28 while married with children….”