Debunk-in myths about abortion that you have been told

Debunk-in myths about abortion

On social media there is a lot of information about abortion which can be good and bad. If this information is checked by professional it can for sure be helpful, but if it is just a lie to convince someone to not get it I think it is so wrong. I feel that if your belief is that abortion is wrong that is fine, you just don’t get it, but spreading lies to feel better about yourself is wrong. There are many reasons why someone want to terminate the pregnancy and image then coming across all these lies of course a person would rethink it. It is not right to make someone questions themselves, if you feel you want to get abortion get it don’t listen to these lies. Because of all these lies it is important to tell you what is true and what is false, so for today’s article I will be telling you myths about abortion that people are spreading online and why they are just myths!


Having an abortion has higher health risks than continuing a pregnancy  and going through childbirth


Abortion is totally safe if performed by qualified practitioners. This is very old way of thinking the medicine has improved so much and so did the abortion. There is so much technology and so much knowledge. Many researches suggest that childbirth has higher risk for your health than having a trimester abortion.


Abortion affects future fertility


If it is done correctly by qualified professional there is rarely associated with any future risk to fertility. I know someone who had couple of abortions and was able to have a child after all these abortions. The only reason why people think you can’t get pregnant again after having abortion is because of these people who are against abortion. They make you believe god is punishing you for getting abortion, but I am here to tell you it is so false.


Abortion used instead of contraception


Contraception is great, but it is far more difficult than what you think. Even if you use it correctly something can always go wrong. So in this case terminating pregnancy is great option to have, because it is safe. Most of people experiencing unplanned pregnancy use some form of contraception, yet we know that:

-No form of contraception is 100% effective, including sterilisation

When you have sex it is always risk, because no contraception can 100% control our bodies and sometimes even if you are being safe you can still get pregnant!

-All modern methods of contraception have some associated risks/ side effects

For some people risking your health is just not worth it, when you can have abortion which better for your health than contraception. I for example would never in my life take birth control pill I think it would not be good for my body!

-Finding suitable contraception is very difficult for some people

We all have different bodies and we don’t know how our body might react to certain contraception. So some people don’t even bother using them!

-Sexual behaviour is not always consensual or predictable

We can’t always plan out when we will have sex, sometimes it just happens and we might just forget to take contraception. It can also happen that someone might force us to have sex and this is something you can really predict!!

-Violence/abuse/control in relationship can make it difficult to use/access contraception

When your partner want to control you, it is hard to take contraception and I feel some many controlling partners are against contraceptions!!!


Abortion causes emotional/mental harm


Yes of course unplanned pregnancy can have mental and emotional effect. There might be a guilt for some, but that also goes away soon. Because that person deep down had good reasons for it and that is good enough to move one. Research shows that for majority abortion causes no long lasting psychological consequences. I feel terminating pregnancy itself is not traumatic, but other aspects of abortion that are sadly part of it. When you feel judged by others or when someone questions your decision that can be hard on anyone. Even though it feels right to you, they make you question this decision. Just remember in these situation that you are allowed to get abortion and when it feel right to you, you should do it! No one knows how you feel so they have no right to have opinion on you!!!


Abortion causes breast cancer


First I have to say that this myth is so crazy. Even though I am not a doctor I can see that cancer and abortion and two totally different things. It is impossible to get breast cancer from abortion! But in case a woman has a breast cancer while pregnant, abortion can actually safe a child from getting sick! Maybe these crazy people feel that abortion is like a cancer so now they are trying to convince people that is can cause you a breast cancer. This is crazy and there is no chance you can get it!!


Adoption is better than abortion


Yes in your opinion adoption is better, but your opinion doesn’t matter! The only opinion that matters is the opinion of the pregnant woman who is carry that child. And also let me remind you, adoptions are not as perfect as they make you think they are. You don’t know if the child will happy life because that child might end up in foster care, and foster care is the worse. Most foster care parents are horrible and are just doing it for the money. The thought of the child not having the best life is worse than have terminating pregnancy  and everyone needs to accept it and stop judging!!


Only young and/or irresponsible people choose abortion


That is so not true. It can be that a 20 year old seeks terminate pregnancy but it can also be a woman in here 30s with happy family that also wants to do it . There are many women who seek abortion after having children because it is not about being irresponsible it is about just not being able to have a child for whatever reason. Women in all ages, material statuses, religions, occupations seek abortion. Let’s stop assuming things that are simply not true!!

And here we go, what our society teaches us about abortion is so false. Abortion can be a positive thing if you are willing to expend and open your mind. So many see it as negative, but you don’t see the positive, it helped and still is helping many women who really can’t have a child! There are so many wonderful women who are thankful for getting abortion and thankful that abortion does exist! Abortion doesn’t have to be this taboo topic, we can make it more positive so people will talk about it more. Us being open about it and not being judgemental can help many women other there! It will make them feel good about getting abortion.

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Pro Life vs Pro Choice


Pro Life vs Pro Choice

Pro Life and Pro Choice labels are so confusing and I always keep getting messages on instagram to explain what is the difference or what if I am little bit of both what should I call myself? And this is perfect example of what actually labels do, just make all of us so confused so maybe we all should stop basically labelling everything. Anyways back to the topic I feel these two labels are putting people in two boxes and in a way forcing people to be in one of the boxes. These labels are very close minded and makes you feel you are not free to make your own choice.

In my opinion there should only be one label when it comes to abortion and that should be only PRO CHOICE. You don’t have to do it yourself, but feel everyone should feel comfortable making decisions about their body without being judged. That is why Pro Life is just an excuse for close minded people to judge others. But sadly there are still two labels so let’s go over and I will also add my opinion about it:

But first funny meme haha got to thank memes to making everything lighter

Yes see I don’t see you all pro life looking people who are born! I guess different nationality and color means not worthy very bad!

Pro Choice:

So people who are Pro-Choice know that everyone has basic human rights to make decision if they want to have children or not. It is your choice and your body and no one has any right to judge for it. People who are Pro-Choice believe it is okay for you to be able to choice abortion as a choice for unplanned pregnancy. These people might not want to choose abortion for themselves, but still believe it is okay to do it and for you to have ability to do it.

Most healthcare organisations call Pro Choice Pro-Reproductive Rights. According to Planned Parenthood it gives people more variety of beliefs.

Some more memes:

Yes see you don’t really care what happens to woman and also the baby when it is born!
Yes makes no sense!

Pro Life:

People who are against abortion are called Pro Life. But in my experience from all my abortion posts on twitter and instagram these people don’t really care about women’s life having unplanned pregnancies and after the child is born. The only thing they are worried about is fertilized egg, embryo or fetus and it is funny how they call themselves Pro Life. How are you Pro Life, when you don’t care if women’s life is ruined.

Most healthcare organisations call Pro Life Anti-Abortion.

Yes so many children left with no parents, that is not a good life!

My take on it:

So now on to my opinion Pro Life is the right choice and the only choice that should exist. Everyone has right to make their own decisions, especially when it is about their body and also very big and life changing decision. No one would go through abortion just because. If someone goes through with it, it is because they are simply not ready and that is fine. Things happened you learn, but you don’t have to suffer through. You should be able to get abortion and also not be judged by anyone for it.

If we lived in perfect world, everyone would mind their own business and accept the fact someone is not ready. Sadly we are not there yet and who knows if we will ever be. People have no right to judge you or have opinion about your body doesn’t matter if they wouldn’t do it themselves no right on opinion. The term Pro Life should be cut off and also Pro Choice, because then we are supporting this labelling. We should just support anyone who wants to get abortion and people who don’t support it should just not say anything. It is honestly so stupid, because we all know they couldn’t care less about life of someone. It is all, because you are destroying their political views and beliefs.

Let’s be positive and stop being judgement towards someone!

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