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I Had an Illegal Abortion in 1965 and Could Have Bled to Death. We Can't Go Back to Those Days.


My only alternative was abortion, and it was illegal. If you managed to find someone to do the procedure, they were not usually a medical professional. The procedure was not done in a sterile â or frequently even clean â environment. While I was fortunate enough to have the procedure done in my apartment, the person who performed the abortion was so worried he would be caught that he made me wear a blindfold the entire time, so I never knew what his face looked like.Even though the procedure was relatively safe, and not done by a coat hanger as was common in those days, I could not stop bleeding afterward. I bled for days in my apartment, terrified to seek medical help for fear I would get arrested. I didnât realize at the time how serious my condition had become, but I later realized that another day of bleeding, and I might have died.

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