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They took a pregnancy test, and it came out positive. I didn’t know what to do. I was only 18, and I still had depression. So, I tried to think on the brighter side.
About 3 years ago, I found out I was pregnant. I was excited but I didn't want to get too excited as I knew if you are going to miscarry, it's likely to happen in the first trimester. Thus began the anxiety. About 16 weeks in pregnancy I began to wonder how did anyone enjoy being pregnant. I'd never once heard anyone say anything other than how in love they were with their baby.
It all started when I had a car accident and went into a preterm labor. I was in the car with my brothers going to get something to eat. All of sudden we came to a red light and a blue Ford Focus smacked the back of the car. I hit the window instantly. I went to the hospital the same day and they told me I was going into labor.
My heart cries every day because of this. It means so much to me to share this story. I hope others take this as a learning experience. Have kids only when you're ready. It hurts my soul to know something could have been alive and breathing and now it is not here.
When I found out I was pregnant, I was 18 years old and still living with my mother. I immediately moved out. I felt that if I can make the decision to get pregnant, I could live and support the child on my own.
I got pregnant at 16. My story is not like others you've heard. I had little to no complications having a child at such a young age. The father of my baby and I actually planned it as we both love each other and decided to.
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