Woman who had abortion by pill: the pain was terrible

By Sarah Terzo

Tracy had an abortion by pill. She says:

“It took five hours. The pain was terrible; I’d never been through pain like that before. I tried to hold it in, but tears just kept falling all the time. I was vomiting, but nothing was coming up, because I’d had nothing to eat.”

Melanie Symonds, Phyllis Bowman, And Still They Weep: Personal Stories of Abortion (The SPUC Educational Research Trust, 1996), p. 128.

Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted with permission.