Two Cousins Saved Outside of Late-Term Abortion Clinic

A few weeks ago, StorkWorks Lead Consultant, Shara, shadowed one of our affiliates, Care Net Pregnancy Center of Albuquerque. The unit was parked just across the street from a late-term abortion facility. Abortions are performed at this clinic all the way up to birth. Sidewalk advocates outside the clinic said, “This means fully healthy babies are quite literally being left…

The Ultrasound That Made My Daughter a Big Sister

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh.  I was twenty-four, out of a job, a young mom, and pregnant again. My boyfriend and I were exhausted, discouraged, and poor. When we first found out I was pregnant, we became scared and anxious. Even the idea of raising another child worried us. I was…

What Nobody Told Me About My Abortion

The following story comes from First Option Care in Thomasville, GA. From the window of the Stork Bus, I could see a young woman walking towards me with coffee in hand and a look of worry and uncertainty on her face. She introduced herself as Stephanie and immediately asked me if I could give her…

All of the Reasons I Wasn’t Ready to be a Mom

 The following story comes from Pregnancy Center of the North Coast in Eureka, CA. My name is Jemmy and I am about to be twenty years old. I have a serious boyfriend and a stable job, but when I found out I was pregnant, I decided I was not ready to be a mom. Moms…

Why Men Need to Stop Being Silent About Abortion

The following story comes from Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest, Florida. We had been dating for about two months when my girlfriend, Renae, got pregnant. We were both in our forties, and since I didn’t have any children of my own, I was excited about the prospect of being a father for the first time….

Nobody Told Me I Had Another Option

The following story comes from the Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. Last week, I woke up feeling queasy—it was the same feeling I had when I was pregnant with my daughter. I didn’t even have to take a test… I just knew I was pregnant. I went into panic mode. Raising my daughter in…

How Information Saved My Baby’s Life

The following story comes from Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. When I found out I was pregnant, I immediately went to my doctor to get an ultrasound. As a student who worked full-time, I knew I was not in a position to have a child. I felt like I only had one option. I…

Three Decades Later, Abortion Still Hurts

The following story comes from the Horizon Pregnancy Clinic in Huntington Beach, CA. A woman named Mary approached our mobile unit, wondering what we did. I explained that we love abortion vulnerable women by giving them resources and support during the moment of decision and beyond. She immediately thanked me for being a blessing to women…

When Being Pregnant Doesn’t Mean Giving Up Your Dreams

The following story comes from the Real Choices Pregnancy Medical Clinic in Grapevine, Texas. Nervously, Stacy climbed the three steps that would take her from fear and confusion to hope and joy. She entered the Real Choices mobile unit and was greeted by the caring and compassionate staff. Stacy shared of her fears of being…

A Hundred Reasons Why Having a Baby Just Wouldn’t Work

The following story comes from Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. The gynecologist put her hand on mine as she told me I was pregnant. I was in shock. I couldn’t have a baby right now with everything that was happening in my life—large work commitments, a possible wedding in the future, and my mom’s…

The Day I Met My Baby

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh. “There’s no way I’m sticking around if you keep this baby.” That’s what my boyfriend said to me when I found out I was pregnant last month. So, I had to pick between my boyfriend, who I’ve been with for five years, or this baby, who…

“If I Stay Too Long, I Might Choose to Keep the Baby”

The following story comes from Several Sources Shelter in Englewood, NJ. Last April, I found out I was pregnant with my fifth child. When I told my husband Jose, he responded by saying, “So, what are you going to do? You know we can’t afford another baby now.” I made an appointment to get an abortion…