Category Archives: Personal Stories

Father devastated by girlfriend’s decision to abort

A woman who had an abortion and later regretted it recalled telling her boyfriend that she was pregnant and wanted to abort the baby: “Once he arrived and we sat down to talk, he began to cry. He was begging … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Men and Abortion | Leave a comment

Rape victim who aborted describes depression and nightmares

Rape victim Jackie Bakker, who aborted her child conceived in rape: “I soon discovered that the aftermath of my abortion continued a long time after the memory of my rape had faded. I felt empty and horrible. Nobody told me … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Sexual Assault Victims | Leave a comment

Crisis pregnancy center worker speaks out

A woman who works at a crisis pregnancy center wrote: “….we provide all services for free. They are for low-income pregnant and parenting women. We have free baby clothes, toddler clothes, shoes, maternity clothes, pregnancy tests, breast pumps, nursing bras, … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Stories | Leave a comment

Crisis pregnancy center helps with woman’s baby

Varina H was asked if crisis pregnancy centers helped her. She says: “Yes, they are very helpful. Still help me with maternity clothes, vouchers for baby clothes, lots of moral support, free ultrasounds, and said when the baby is born … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Stories | Leave a comment

Woman thankful for help from crisis pregnancy center

Crystal K wrote about her experiences at a crisis pregnancy center: “I went to one for most of my pregnancy and a couple times afterward. I wanted to take advantage of their parenting classes before my baby arrived. My counselor … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Stories | Leave a comment

Rape survivor who became pregnant: My daughter saved my life

Lianna Rebolledo was 12-years-old when she was raped by two men and became pregnant. Lianna decided to keep her baby after she asked the doctor if abortion would ease her pain and he replied ‘no.’ Now Lianna, 35, says she … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Sexual Assault Victims | Leave a comment

Woman pregnant from rape loves her son

Tricia Allen became pregnant from rape. She writes about giving birth to her son: “The day my son was born, the nurses placed him in my arms, and he latched on and nursed right away.  I gazed at him and my son … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Sexual Assault Victims | Leave a comment

Crisis pregnancy center helps woman have her baby

Sarah Y was facing a crisis pregnancy and went to a crisis pregnancy center. She describes the experience: “I was 17. Pregnant. They did testing for me, then counseling, and gave me all the options. I appreciated the honesty. Was … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Stories | Leave a comment

Father of aborted baby describes “painful” abortion

Bill came with his partner to an abortion clinic and watched a video they showed. After seeing it he said: “They showed a film; I was surprised at the brevity of the procedure, and the seeming painlessness.” But after the … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Men and Abortion | Leave a comment

Planned Parenthood refuses to help rape victim who wanted to keep her baby

Louise McLean was raped at 16 by her boyfriend. This happened 40 years ago. From the beginning, she wanted to keep her baby. She says: “Back 40 years ago, unwed, teenage pregnancy, and rape had such stigmas attached to them. I … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Sexual Assault Victims | Leave a comment