Video: “Abortion Saved My Life” Pt.1

Kelly in New Hampshire talks about Abortion saving her life

By Mrinali Dhembla

June 6, 2024

Two years ago, New Hampshire resident Kelly had to make the unexpected decision to seek an abortion at 18 weeks because of a fatal fetal anomaly. Despite being medically insured, the abortion would have cost her almost $4,000 out of pocket.

“I probably would have had to look for financial assistance from either friends or family or make a payment plan,” she said, adding that she discovered the Reproductive Freedom Fund of New Hampshire just two days before her procedure.

The organization helps patients by fully funding abortions and overcoming other financial barriers, such as transportation costs, childcare costs, lost wages, meal assistance, etc.
👉🏼 To read Kelly’s fully story and some staggering abortion-related stats from NH, visit the link in our bio! Part 2 is on our socials…

@granitepost Two years ago, New Hampshire resident Kelly had to make the unexpected decision to seek an abortion at 18 weeks because of a fatal fetal anomaly. Despite being medically insured, the abortion would have cost her almost $4,000 out of pocket. “I probably would have had to look for financial assistance from either friends or family or make a payment plan," she said, adding that she discovered the Reproductive Freedom Fund of New Hampshire just two days before her procedure. The organization helps patients by fully funding abortions and overcoming other financial barriers, such as transportation costs, childcare costs, lost wages, meal assistance, etc. 👉🏼 To read Kelly's fully story and some staggering abortion-related stats from NH, visit the link in our bio! Part 2 is on our socials… #ReproductiveRights #NHPolitics #WomensHealth ♬ original sound – Granite Post

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  • Mrinali Dhembla

    Based in Manchester, Mrinali Dhembla is Granite Post's multimedia reporter. She's previously worked as deputy editor at The Keene Sentinel, and has experience writing for many national and international publications. When not doing journalism, she likes to cook food (and eat it).

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