I Am the Result of a Birth Control Failure

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    To be fair, my parents have never once referred to me as the title of this group states or even as 'a mistake'.  My mother believed, as advised to her by her doctor that at 40, she was commencing menopause - 9 months later I was born.  There is a 20 year gap between me...
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    2 Responses Jun 11, 2008

    I Learned About This When I Was About 30

    My mother told me about this when I was about 30 and trying to decide whether to have a second baby.  My husband was against it, but I wanted another baby very much.  We discussed it and I raised the possibility of going off the pill without telling him, and asked...
    freeeedom freeeedom
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Aug 2, 2007


    My mom used a diaphragm the night I was concieved. So be careful unless you're looking to get preggers!!! :)
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    31-35, F
    Jun 6, 2008

    An Accident

    So ...as far back as I can remember, I can hear my mom saying ... you were not suppose to be born, I didn't want any more children. I went to the doctor to get an abortion but it was too late, you were too big (7 months).... So here i am the unwanted fourth child ... i've forever...
    Candita Candita
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

    Not Unwanted Though..

    I don't exactly know if I belong to this group, but I assume it, since my father wanted only one child. (my sister) However, when my mum got pregnant, they never thought about abortion. At least my mum said so, and I think I can believe her when it comes to that.
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    May 7, 2008
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