• Why My Views On Abortion Changed

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Trigger warning: child loss
    I grew up believing abortion was one of the ultimate sins, until I had my own crisis pregnancies. I was 30, happily married and pregnant with my firstborn when we found out she had a condition that was “incompatible with life.” I chose to carry her as long as I could, to term if possible. She was stillborn at 29 weeks. We were surrounded by friends and family when I delivered her lifeless body. Her funeral was horribly devastating but we were well supported.
    Years later, when we decided to try for our fourth, I was now 34 and a mom to our 4-year-old girl, our...
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