Nigeria, 26 years old

I just met this new guy and the sex was great, we used condoms every time we had sex so I felt safe. I am still with my long time boyfriend who I had sex with but I practiced the withdrawal method. Then I missed my period, I had a pregnancy test and it was positive.

I have always been against abortion, but when it came to me, I then realized until you’ve been there you can’t judge them. I asked the guy what happened, then he discovered the condoms had expired.

The condoms had expired and I got pregnant

My world came crashing down, I was confused. I did not know what to do I could not keep the baby. So I asked a friend (a doctor) he told me about misoprostol and its usage. Although, the fist time I used it at 6 weeks nothing happened. Then I tried again before I was 12 weeks and it worked.

Now I’m free to continue with my life and stick to my longtime boyfriend. So I believe every girl has the right to choose to keep her pregnancy or not.

This is my story. I’m not an advocate of safe sex.

safe2choose supported Belle’s decisions too, read the story of this Philippine woman.