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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 […]

Part Trucker, Part Baby Rescuer – My Life as A Storks Driver

This piece was written by Logan Williams. Part trucker. Part baby rescuer. That’s how I fancy myself—an unfettered hombre on the open road, hauling a whole heap of culture of life from one town to the next, en route to a destiny of hope. Over the last seven months I have driven well over 10,000 […]

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 […]

“For Me, Being Pregnant Could be a Matter of Life or Death.”

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh.  A missed period. A home pregnancy test. Two faint lines. When I found out I was pregnant four months ago, I launched into panic mode. I wasn’t scared for the normal reasons a pregnant 21 year old would be scared. Yes, I’m young, but I’m in a […]

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 […]

Eight Kids, No Job, and the Bus that Changed Everything

The following story comes from Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, IA. I found out I was pregnant about two months ago. With eight children, no job, and a boyfriend serving time in prison, this news didn’t come easy. I was excited to meet my child but had no idea how I would raise nine children on […]

A Positive Pregnancy Test and How I Tried to “Wish” it All Away

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh. I walked into my bathroom to see the two pink lines appearing on the pregnancy test. “No! I can’t be pregnant!” I thought to myself. I had just settled into a full-time job, my boyfriend didn’t want kids, and I didn’t have any health insurance. I […]

Tamara’s Story

The following story comes from Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. With my husband and I both working and managing our three children, the thought of another child at the moment was just too overwhelming to consider. So when I missed my menstrual cycle, I had a sick feeling in my stomach. I took a […]