Gia’s Story

Gia* could not be a mother given her circumstances at the time she discovered she was pregnant. She didn’t want to reach out to anyone or any organization instead she searched where to find an abortion. On the Options for Pregnancy website there is a chat feature, there she typed in that she was looking […]

Ava’s Story

Ava* was already a mother of three girls. Finding out she was pregnant would not only require sacrifice from her but from her other children as well. She was afraid what the future held for her family. An internet search on Google lead her to the Options United helpline. Options United leads a mother to […]

Respecting Life

Respecting life calls for consistency and compassion. A person who claims they respect life without consistency runs risk of being hypocritical. Just as important as the first, it is not possible to respect another life without having compassion first. Respecting life starts at conception. Life is a series of stages and one’s worth cannot be […]

It’s impossible for pro-life to stop after pregnancy

When speaking with others who received support during their unplanned pregnancies there is one commonality. That is if they received loving support it made an impact on their lives that lasted forever. Loving support can be shown in many ways from kind words to gifts.  They are all notable to someone who is in need. […]

Maddie’s Story

Pressured to abort, Maddie chose to continue her pregnany after a call into the Options United helpline. The call led her to a pregnancy center nearby in which she had questions about the progression of her pregnancy and the development of her baby. Through this she experienced the same attentive care that she received from […]

Pro-life with love

Perhaps it is an easy route to present the opposing side with facts in support of our viewpoints. Yet, is this the most effective route? When answering that question under an Options United lens, the answer is a resounding no. The mission of Options United and pregnancy centers is to help women and their families […]

Tori’s Story

When you’re not planning to become pregnant it can be quite shocking. A sign outside of a local pregnancy center led Tori into its doors. It was for a free pregnancy test and she wanted to be certain she was pregnant so that she could figure out her next steps. When she was at the […]

Men and Abortion

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider The pro-life movement needs men more than ever and not just for the reasons you would think. Now the other side of this conversation would have you believe that a man isn’t allowed to comment on such things because he isn’t the one carrying the baby. That may be true, but […]