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"I Used Traditional Herbs To Perform An Abortion, I Ruined My Life And I Regret It" Jane Narrates

The rate of abortion have increased in Kenya today especially the young generation. Some chose to do it in illegal clinics while others use traditional herbs. In some cases young girls die, others lose their ability to have children, like the case of Jane Njeri who used herbs to terminate her pregnancy. The act affected her life and she is no longer able to have children.

Jane who was born and raised in Nakuru said that she was raised by her grandmother with her seven siblings. This was because her mother lived in Nairobi on only sent money for upkeep. When she joined highschool she came to live in Nairobi to live with her uncle.

After joining school she met a man who used to pick and drop her from school. He gave her money, something that she didn't have when growing up. However she became pregnant when still in school.

She said that she informed her lover who immediately blocked her contacts and stopped visiting her. On seeing this she feared telling her uncle the truth and she decided to runaway from home to a friend's place.

She claimed that the friend offered to help her terminate the pregnancy at first she refused but when she was four months pregnant she agreed. Her friend told her about a woman who use traditional herbs to terminate the pregnancy and she was cheaper and affordable and she agreed.

She said that the following morning she we.t to the alleged woman who gave a her a very bitter concoction. She said that after an hour he started feeling pain and contractions. However she started bleeding and it was heavy.

"I thought that I was going to die. The blood was more than I expected." Jane said.

She said that she bled until she passed out. The woman rushed her to hospital and dumped her there. Jane was treated but the doctors said that during the abortion her uterus was highly affected. She was also informed that her chances of having children had highly reduced.

She claimed that she was discharged and months later she met a man and after several dates they loved Together. However Jane wasn't able to conceive and after five years her husband left.her.

She said that she has been married several times without conceiving until when she gave up and decided to be single. She has lost hope in trying to conceive and she believes that God's time is the best.

Jane said that she regrets what she did and she has adviced young girls to refrain from having abortions. She said that if she had delivered the baby her life would be different.

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