Pregnant Mothers with Too Many Children

Pregnant Mothers with Too Many Children

1) Female from Peru, South America: Please help me i cannot have this child but i don't have the money to do anything about it. I would have to ask my husband and he does not know i am pregnant, if he did he would want the child.

i already have three and cannot cope with another. Please help me i am desperate.

  • Family Reaction:husband leaves
  • Age: 35 - 39
  • Ethnic Group:Hispanic / Latino
  • Reason for Pregnancy:I used birth control but it did not work
  • Birth Control Used:We used a condom for men

2) Female from South Carolina, USA:I cannot afford to have an abortion. My husband controls all of our money, I can't spend a dime without him knowing and asking questions. I already have 3 young children (all under the age of 5)and I cannot handle another. I am asking you to give me access to your article without cost?

  • Family Reaction: husband leaves
  • Age: 20-24
  • Ethnic Group: Native American
  • Reason for Pregnancy: I had consensual sex with someone I cared for
  • Birth Control Used: I did not use birth control, Rhythm Method

3) Female from New Hampshire, USAI currently have three children and they are 4 and three years old. I am looking into this because i can not afford the money for an abortion right now while rasing three children

  • Age: 20-24
  • Ethnic Group:Caucasian (White)
  • Reason for Pregnancy: I had consensual sex with someone I cared for
  • Birth Control Used: I did not use birth control

4) Female from Kansas, USAI am already the single mother of four children. Three of them live with me and I pay child support on the fourth. The man I got pregnant by was offering me a job, marriage, a home, and more if I had a baby by him. Since then I have found that he is not being honest with me at all. I cannot emotionally or physically or financially do this by myself again.

  • Age: 35 - 39
  • Ethnic Group: Northern European
  • Reason for Pregnancy: I had consensual sex with someone I cared for

5) Female from Bahamas: i have been very careful , i was let go from my job and have five children to feed and husband left me on fifth child. if i am pregant he can take everything from me, and my children and myself have no place to live.

  • Family Reaction: school expulsion, husband leaves

6) Female from Kentucky, USA: I am a single mother of 4 children, 11, 4 and 3yr old twins who were born at 27 weeks. I am not currently working, and my only income is SSI for one of my twins who has Cerebral Palsy. I canno afford to have another child, nor to pay for an abortion. Please help me! 

  • Age: 25 - 29
  • Ethnic Group: African American
  • Reason for Pregnancy: I had consensual sex with someone I cared for, I used birth control but it did not work
  • Birth Control Used: The Patch (Ortho Evra)
  • Family Reaction: Disowned by family

7) Female from Virginia, USA: i just gave birth to a baby 5 months ago and having another one this early is not what I want at this moment

  • Family Reaction:beating from father or family member, humiliation
  • Age:25 - 29
  • Ethnic Group:South East Asian
  • Birth Control Used: I did not use birth control

8) Woman from North Carolina, USA: hi im a a mother of 6 children alreasy and i really did want another child but not at this time thats the reason for getting my tbes tied. my children are from the age ranges of 8 to 1. i dont want another child because it is already hard enough trying to raise these 6 that i have all by my self so i dont want to get an abortion i just would like to have a natural miscarriage.

i dont believe in abortions thats why i already had my share of 11 children. i had 1miscarriage and 2 live sets of twins. both sets died from anurisms in their head 1 at 3 months the other at 9 months so i really find myself to be blessed with 6 that i have now that a so far functioning in a normal manner so if you could be so heart felt to help me i would greatly appreciate it

  • Family Reaction: husband leaves, dis-owned by family
  • Age: 25 - 29
  • Ethnic Group: African American
  • Reason for Pregnancy: I had consensual sex with someone I cared for
  • Birth Control Used: Spermicides

8) Woman from Fiji, Pacific Islands: i am 24 years old, i am married with 2 children. one is 2 yrs old and the other one is just 7 months. Actually the reason i want a miscarriage is that i'm facing alot of financial problem and plus my husband is not working and i'm the breadwinner in the family and also am still breast feeding and am not expecting to get pregnant again.

i really need your help, if there's any sort of natural abortion i could take please!!.....

  • Yes it was consensual
  • He is my husband
  • He does not know about the pregnancy

9) Female from California: I am to old to have another child in my eyes.. A mother of 7..oldest 24 with 3 kids of her own.. I cannot mentally and physically do this again

  • California
  • Mixed Race
  • Christian
  • It's Complicated!
  • 7