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 […]

Mya’s Story

2020 has been a year of uncertainties. For Mya* it has been life-changing. While waiting on the results of her pregnancy test she was already thinking of how she would pay for an abortion. The coronavirus pandemic brought new fears and economic troubles. Having a baby during this time seemed more than an inconvenience but […]

Pro-lifers can save America

Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness America’s birthday is cause for gratitude and celebration. 244 years ago on July 4th, our founding fathers made a bold move to secure life and freedom for our young nation. They ratified the Declaration of Independence breaking the 13 colonies away from Great Britain. They set out to […]

Carmen’s Story

Carmen* was only two weeks away from finding out the gender of her baby. It didn’t matter if the baby would be a boy or a girl, she was just excited to be a mother. She knew her child was a blessing no matter what and was counting down the days when she could hold […]