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People's Stories Submitted to CareConfidential

The following user-generated information is excluded from the scope of the Information Standard Certification. People's stories are moderated and published in good faith and do not necessarily reflect the views of CareConfidential.
Stories are accepted from the UK only.

Read stories that have been submitted to CareConfidential, on the subjects of abortion, adoption, crisis pregnancy, keeping my baby, men's stories, miscarriage, and teenage pregnancy.

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I had an abortion less than 5 months ago.

I started to feel ill and not right, I would be starving one second and then as soon as I took a bite I would feel like throwing up. After it happened a couple of times I just had this feeling I was pregnant but I didn't want to believe it. It took me 2 weeks to get the courage to go to the doctor's and get a test and sure enough I was right, I was pregnant.
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15 and pregnant.

When I found I out I was pregnant, I just collapsed inside, knowing that I messed up thinking what am I going to do? It turned out that when I actually knew that I was pregnant, because I stupidly didn't take a pregnancy test because it just came to me, missing my periods, fatigue and that one night, I went 17 weeks without really knowing that I was pregnant, until the day I felt it move. I wasn't thinking straight, or anything at the time just that I made a mistake with someone who didn't care
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I had a missed miscarriage at 9 weeks.

I was so upset this was my third pregnancy I have two boys 8 and 6 with no complications in their pregnancies, both full term and healthy.
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I know I shouldn't have done it unprotected.

I'm 15 and my boyfriend's 16. I'm a virgin and hopefully still am. It all started when he came over yesterday and things escalated.
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I had an IUD (coil) and I still got pregnant.

I have an IUD (coil) for contraception, but about a week ago I started feeling weird, nauseous, and exhausted basically exactly how I've felt every time I became pregnant with all three of my prior pregnancies.
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I had protected sex

This man is worried he could be at risk of contracting HIV.
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2 miscarriages in a year.

I know you all mean well when you say things like “your time will come” or “I know someone who just stopped trying and then it happened for them” or “get a dog, it will take your mind off things” I hate having to lie to people who ask “are we planning on having children” as we have been married over 2 years….or when they say “ooh that will be you next…” and I have to smile and reply…”yes hopefully one day” or “we haven’t really thought about that yet”
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My parents are forcing me to terminate.

I am 16 years old. Just over two weeks ago I went to the doctors, I did a home pregnancy test which came up positive. At the doctors I did two urine tests which came up NEGATIVE as well as the blood test. A few days ago I went back to get the implant put in.
Read More [ Views:61] We are not able to refer directly for termination. We offer clients information on all the options and are well resourced to provide both immediate and long term support as necessary, directing to other agencies as appropriate.
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