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Blog: The importance of sharing abortion stories

Abortion  •  23 April 2022  • 3 min read

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Sharing stories is at the heart of ending the stigma that too many women and pregnant people still feel when it comes to abortion. Read some of the stories patients share on our website.

“I decided to write this detailed account to give something back to MSI Reproductive Choices for an amazing support I received from them and also for all the other women who might be scared and stressed in this moment.”

Lily is 41 and in August 2020 she contacted our advice line to access our new “At home abortion pills” service, abortion telemedicine. 

In the story she shared on our website through our dedicated “Share your story” form, she recalls immediately starting to search the internet for the options of early abortion as well as for stories from other women who had gone through the same process. 

You can read her abortion pills story at this link.

Abortion stories from our patients 

In some of the stories our patients shared they explain in details what it feels to through a medical abortion with pills or a surgical abortion, while in some other cases patients describe the whole process in details, from booking to the aftercare and counselling support available. 

In all cases, we know that reading stories from clients who have received treatment from a provider will make it easier to know what to expect and that you are not alone.

1 in 3 women in the UK will have one or more abortion in their lifetime. Everyone’s story is different. Help us #SmashAbortionStigma by sharing yours. 

I have a story to share

How to get in touch

At MSI Reproductive Choices, choice is at the heart of everything we do and we believe that choosing a provider which puts your wishes and needs first is your right.

You can always contact our advice line on the numbers below if you’d like to talk things through, or get more information. You can also live chat with our service advisors, they’ll be able to help.

  • England, Scotland and Wales: 0345 300 8090
  • Northern Ireland: 0333 234 2184
  • Republic of Ireland: 1 800 849 091 
  • International: +44 (0) 1454 457 542

We are here for you. Contact us.

You can also use facebook messenger to contact us via social media: MSI Reproductive Choices UK facebook page.


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