No need for unwanted pregnancies

2016-02-25 06:00

IN response to “Pregnancy week observed” I am glad to see that hospitals are educating people, however, the problem starts at the “maturing age”.

I feel we should start with young pupils because young girls should be informed when they start to mature.

Girls should be given a clinic card to enable them to visit a clinic and be educated and protected from an unwanted pregnancy at this age.

Girls, including rural girls, must be responsible for their bodies as many don’t have parents.

People who can’t afford to have children should go to a clinic to get preventative measures­ and then when they can afford to have children, they should only have two, thereafter the mother should be sterilised in hospital after the birth of the second child.

Black people need to change their culture as this is the 21th century, not the Dark Ages because they are the cause of their children suffering and growing up in a poor and unwanted environment.

They know what they can and cannot afford. HIV patients should be stopped from having children as their children normally end up orphans and they don’t live long enough to educate their children, and this must stop.

One has to be cruel to be kind to the unborn as, when they are born, they are the ones who suffer, not the parents.

It is also not fair for these “unwanted” children to be brought up by another nation as that person’s culture is different to theirs and the child will feel different to others.

Start thinking of the children­ and stop being selfish because it is unfair that other people have to support unwanted children when there are clinics and doctors who can help and thus prevent unwanted children.Men and women should use a contraception - be it a pill or injection, and this is free, so there is no excuse for unwanted pregnancies.

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