I Thought of Everyone But Me

I was just like any other 16 year old, playing sports, singing in choir, and involved in many different clubs in school. I had good grades, and my home life was just as normal as anyone else’s. I found out I was pregnant with a baby girl and it was scary; people who I thought were […]

The Abortion Was Scheduled

Shana couldn’t see herself having a child at her age or in her circumstances. She immediately scheduled an abortion with Planned Parenthood, but she also needed someone to help her process what she was feeling. LifeCare was there.

The Hardest and Best Decision I Ever Made

I was just like any other 16 year old, playing sports, singing in choir, and involved in many different clubs in school. I had good grades, and my home life was just as normal as anyone else’s. I found out I was pregnant with a baby girl and it was scary; people who I thought were […]

My Mom Said Abortion Was the Best Option

This is the story of LifeCare Client 871 in her own words (published with her written permission). Growing up, my parents always told me that I was allowed to live at  home, until I began my own family. That realization set in in November of 2014. That was when I found out I was pregnant. […]

My Parents Will Hate Me – Jen’s Story

Jen grew up as a pastor’s daughter. When she got pregnant, she thought abortion was her only option – her parents would never understand.

She Watched in Amazement

The young lady was sixteen and thought she was about nine weeks pregnant. Her sister had also become pregnant as a young teen and had two children that her mother was helping raise. Not wanting her younger daughter to go through what the older one did, the mother scheduled the sixteen-year-old for an abortion. But the […]

Seeds of Hope – Dee’s Story

Dee was alone and scared. She had already suffered the consequences of choosing abortion (twice), and now she was pregnant again. That’s when some people who would eventually start LifeCare came alongside her and helped her choose a different option. Dee’s story is one of finding Hope again – literally – and coming full circle […]

Her Spirit Melted Away

We sat down smiling in the counseling room to get acquainted better. She was so pretty, so together looking. I was startled to hear her say with such conviction, “I can’t have this baby. I don’t have a job or a place to live. No car. No license. Having a baby is impossible.” We looked […]

Tests Said He Had Down Syndrome

“Sheila” was so excited. A positive pregnancy test!  Her and her husband wanted another baby. After 2 miscarriages, they tiptoed through the next 12 weeks. Praying they would be able to carry this baby to term. Imagine their elation when they finally entered the second trimester and the baby seemed to be doing fine. That elation was […]