Baby Liam

A new campaign launched by Live Action states that it is estimated 2,363 children are killed in abortion every day in the United States. Thats… over 850,000 children every year around 98 children every hour and at least 1 child every minute Baby Liam* was born after his mother called the Options United helpline. His […]

Is God Pro-Choice or Pro-Life?

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider  In a recent podcast I listened to the topic of whether God was pro-life or pro-choice was brought up. The question was centered around the fact that He sacrificed His son on a cross so therefore it would make him pro-choice. It is clear when reading scripture that God values life […]

The uniqueness of pregnancy

You may have heard the weak comparison of pregnancy to a parasitic invasion of one’s body. Sure, a baby in the womb is dependent on his or her mother for survival. A parasite is also dependent on another living being for their survival. However, that’s were the comparison ends. A parasite is a parasite. And […]

It’s not over

Written by Julie Stuckenschneider  I’m just going to say what a handful of women feel but too scared to say. Lots of women believe once you’re pregnant your career is over. This isn’t true. Allyson Felix, Lindsay Flach and Kerri Walsh Jennings are three price examples of success during and after pregnancy. All three women […]

Whitney’s Story

Whitney* was unexpectedly expecting her fifth baby. She didn’t know what she should do or what she was capable of doing. Adoption was something she was considering over abortion or parenting. Yet, she was still very much undecided on what to do, Confused. She reached out to Options United through the helpline. Whitney* decided to […]

National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

Written by Maria Belen Eyheramonho July 25-31 is National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week. In a society where infertility is mostly approached through assisted reproductive technologies as in vitro fertilization (IVF), it’s important to address the threat to pre-born life that they represent, and to promote healthy ways to solve fertility problems. Many couples facing […]