She said at the time she had no real comprehension of what she was doing and was only asked by a GP if she was sure about her decision.
"You're naive at that age and choices are very one-dimensional."
Ms Wickham said though she wouldn't change her decision, it had haunted her and she felt great guilt over the lost life.
"When it comes to the time that you become a mother, there's guilt with that."
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
NZ woman who had abortion as teen - "I wish I had told my parents"
In New Zealand, a woman who had a secret abortion at 16 with her school's help has come forward. She still seems to be pro-choice and thinks if teenagers had to tell their parents they go to the "black market."