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In my own voice : more stories from moms like you
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Note: some moms request to remain anonymous. All stories are presented as told, only changed to remove personal information where anonymity as been requested.   Ms A from Durban I … Read More

From anonymous
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Anonymous story from YMS user. I present it without comment.  *** “Congratulations, it’s a little girl” the nurse said. All I could think was how can a little girl have … Read More

Moms @ School
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Angelique Hey I’m Angelique I’m 18 years old. I had my baby girl on 6 months in my final matric exams. She was 3 months premature and was placed in Cape … Read More

In my own voice: Tahne’s story
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I’m a young mother to a beautiful little boy of nearly 6 years old. I fell pregnant at 15 and had him when I was 16. After that I took … Read More

In my own voice: The Story of Ms S.
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 I fell pregnant in 2011 when I was 18 years old and doing my first year in Varsity. Unfortunately I found out I was also HIV positive. At first my baby daddy was supportive … Read More

In my own voice: Ravonne’s Story
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Hi. My name is Ravonne. And I am a teen mom. I fell pregnant in my matric year(2013). I was 17.The only 2 people working in my household were my … Read More

In My Own Voice: Minenhle’s Story
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The first in our series of stories told by teen moms themselves. We want to hear from you! If you’d like to see your own story here, please email info@youngmomsupport.co.za … Read More

Babalwa’s Story: Strong Woman
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Babalwa has asked me to post her story for her. For those of you from outside SA, note that English is not her first language. She’s in Grade 11 currently. … Read More

“Pregnant at 16, my dad has anger issues”
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Question originally from our Tumblr: Anonymous asked: I just found out I was pregnant 3 days ago. I’m 16 and I turn 17 in December. I’m honestly really happy and … Read More

“I feel stupid for getting pregnant”
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Masi meeting yesterday – we had a discussion on domestic violence and what to do if you’re in such a situation, talking about protection orders and the process for getting … Read More

Phateka speaks
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Phateka is a 16 year old teen mom from Masi. She’s in grade 11, still at school and determined to finish. Her baby is a gorgeous, strapping young boy of … Read More

Guest Post: What nobody tells you
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Here is the first in our series of guest posts from readers sharing their stories. I’d like to thank them all for their bravery, honesty and openness in being willing … Read More