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 […]

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 […]