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 […]

Hannah’s Story

Hannah* didn’t know how many weeks she was in her pregnancy. She knew she wasn’t very far along which is why she was strongly considering having an abortion. Her situation wasn’t ideal so an abortion seemed like the most plausible choice. But Hannah didn’t get an abortion. She was able to hear her baby’s heartbeat […]

To have kids or to not have kids?

Written by: Julie Stuckenschneider  I think it is safe to say everyone would agree we are living in challenging times. With all the violence, arguing, lock downs, closed schools, open borders and everything else going on we could easily say the world has gone mad. During these unprecedented times with what seems like no hope […]

Is Christmas the greatest unplanned pregnancy story?

Abortion is accepted by many as an option when facing an unplanned pregnancy. A mother in this situation experiences many challenges. Abortion delivers the promise that these challenges do not need to be faced. Yet, it fails to explain the devastation that is to follow after abortion. Denying life to an innocent person due to […]

Brianna’s Story

Brianna* already had an ultrasound when she called the Options United helpline. She was still considering an abortion because she did not believe her baby’s father wanted her to go through with her pregnancy. Feeling alone and lost she was desperately seeking answers. An abortion seemed like an easy solution that would make her worries […]

Pregnancy Resource Centers: A Compassionate and Holistic Alternative (Resource) for Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancies

When those who support legalized abortion discuss their rationale for believing so, they often bring up scenarios of women and young girls who have faced unplanned pregnancies, stating that abortion is the most compassionate way to offer these individuals support during such a stressful time. These proponents of abortion appeal to the hearts of their […]

An embryo, not a parasite

By María Belén Eyheramonho It even sounds really ridiculous and not worthy to compare a human embryo with a parasite. But since lately some ideological movements have call the embryo a “parasite” which lives at the expense of the woman’s body, let’s clarify the issue. What the science has to say? We all know that […]

Hannah’s Story

From the kindness of others Hannah’s* feelings about her pregnancy changed from nervousness to excitement. When she first called us at Options United, Hannah* wanted an abortion. She didn’t have any support and wasn’t prepared to make the journey into motherhood alone. The call responder at Options United reassured her that there were people who […]