Linking abortion to contraception?

Written by María Belén Eyheramonho It’s a common idea that contraceptives should be used to avoid abortions. But, is it true that increasing the use of contraceptives will diminish the number of abortive practices? The answer to this topic doesn’t come from a particular situation, but from something deeper happening at a cultural level. I’m […]

Valerie’s Story

Physically, Valerie* was starting to feel better than she was a few weeks ago. She also wasn’t sure if she felt kicks from her developing baby or if it was just her ever present hunger pains. Mentally however she was a complete wreck. She felt a bit of relief knowing she still had options to […]

Another massacre, another day

It’s the beginning of December and just before Thanksgiving there was a horrible Christmas parade tragedy. On December 1, 2021 another school shooting leaving four families without one their children. Before that was the bizarre tragedy at the Travis Scott concert leaving ten dead. These unexplainable, horrific occurrences are shocking and terrible. As I scroll […]

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 […]