Unwanted pregnancy is not new. Families used to have "wise women" in them, somewhere in the clan. Those women knew what herbs and how to dose them. And little girls would have been seeing these women all along for help with menstrual cramps and such.
These women earned their respect, these plants were administered with truth. A girl who was raped would not be traumatized any further, merely given medical care. A girl impregnated by her boyfriend would be married to him, and rather than make one or both quit school and go on welfare, the family built them a little starter house and made sure the new family was supported.
In a word, it would look like love.
Thank you for asking.
Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.
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