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 […]

Tiffany’s Story

When Tiffany* arrived at her appointment to the pregnancy resource center she only had one solution in mind for her pregnancy: abortion. She was certain that she would have minimal support for this child and didn’t want to take away more time and love from her daughter. She wanted to get a referral for an […]

Christina’s Story

Christina* was basically homeless when she received a positive pregnancy test. She was staying with a close friend so thankfully she was not out on the streets. Although she was grateful for her friend’s generosity, Christina* felt abandoned by her family. And the recent news of her pregnancy made her situation seemed impossible. She thought […]

Rachel’s Story

Rachel* and her husband did not feel prepared in any way to welcome a child at the time of her pregnancy. They were still newlyweds and an unexpected pregnancy was straining their relationship. Unsure on how they would be parents, they talked about having an abortion. Actually, they had many conversations about getting an abortion. […]

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 […]

Lily’s Story

Lily * was determined to have an abortion. “I didn’t care what anyone had to say about me having an abortion, I scheduled it and did not want to hear I was wrong.” Despite being set on getting an abortion she still reached out to us through our helpline. By calling, she could validate her decision to have […]

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 […]