A young woman picked a fight with her brother so he would punch her in the stomach, all in hope of triggering a miscarriage.
Another young woman threw herself down the stairs in hope of disrupting the pregnancy.
One young woman, who was a gymnast, devised a gymnastics practice regimen that she hoped would cause her to miscarry.
A young woman was so scared that her parents would find out about her unintended pregnancy, she tried to overdose on over-the-counter medication.
In a well publicized case from Indiana, a teen, desperate to end her pregnancy without her parents’ knowledge, had an illegal abortion and died from complications.