Abortion Isn’t Always A Simple Case Of Wanting Or Not Wanting A Child

// Surgical Theater by Olivier Peulen

t’s 1989. I’m 26, 19 weeks pregnant, and I really need to pee.

The technician calls my name and I follow her to the examining room where I undress and slip under the cold white sheet on the examining table. After some discussion about morning sickness, she applies a gel to the wand and places it on my small baby mound. She gently presses the…