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Post-Abortive And Pregnant

How An Ultrasound Helped One Post-Abortive Young Woman Choose Life Leslie was in her late 20s and recently separated from her boyfriend when she found out she was pregnant.   When she saw the positive pregnancy test, she scheduled an appointment at the local abortion clinic for the following week. She decided she wasn’t going to tell her boyfriend about the […]

Janelle’s Story: I Was Looking For a Sign

How a sonogram and a bus changed everything  By Katie Doryland  After a long year of pandemic restrictions, the staff at Arkansas Pregnancy Center (APC) finally had the chance to take their mobile medical unit, Holly, out into the community. Staff members and new volunteers worked hard to secure a parking spot near their community’s […]

One Image Can Change Everything

Why the lowly ultrasound deserves high praise from the pro-life movement   In the days leading up to her abortion appointment, Gabi started to have doubts.  For weeks she was sure she wanted an abortion.  “But then I just kept thinking, I can’t imagine going to sleep, waking up and knowing my boy wasn’t going to […]

4 ultrasounds, 1 decision for life: Gabi’s Story 

Choosing Life After An Ultrasound By Brittany Smith Gabi found out she was pregnant on the bathroom floor of a friend’s house.  She had just gotten home from a night out at the bar and on a whim stopped at a drugstore to pick up a pregnancy test.  “I had been feeling weird, but didn’t […]

Premature Baby’s Smile Brings Hope to Parents

There are few experiences that can compare to the helplessness and anxiety of having a premature baby. While states like New York have passed extreme abortion laws allowing for babies to be killed up to birth, anyone who has witnessed a baby’s beating heart flickering on the ultrasound screen knows that an unborn baby is […]

$300 Shy – Rita’s Fifth Pregnancy Story

*Rita was pregnant with her fifth child at the age of 26. She had already mothered four children, all of whom had different fathers. Although her youngest child was living with the father, Rita pondered how she was going to raise her 3 other children with one on the way. The overwhelming feeling of helplessness […]

23 weeks and 3 days

Born at 23 weeks and three days, Saybie is now the world’s smallest surviving baby. This little girl, nicknamed Saybie by her doctors, weighed in at 8.6 ounces. This is great news and truly a remarkable testament to medical advancement, prayers, and this little girl’s fighter’s heart. I am a sucker for a heartwarming story […]

Mom Who Chose Life as a Teen Now Works in the Pro-Life Movement

Caitlyn Dixson graduated from college a year early with a double major. For the past six months, she has served as the executive director of Iowa Right to Life where she has utilized her political experience to lobby at the capitol for pro-life laws. These would be impressive feats for anyone, but for Dixson, she […]

How This Pregnancy Center Shut Down Their Local Abortion Clinic

Dreary winter days are notorious for dampening the spirit but that was not the case when my colleague and I visited our affiliates in Bettendorf, IA. Greeted warmly by the volunteer coordinator, we are ushered into the staff and volunteer prayer time as they start the day. What are the topics that need prayer? Requests […]