MY GIRLFRIEND’S PREGNANT!!! WHAT DO I DO NOW???!!! Are your feelings: Shock? Disbelief? Denial? Fear? Anger? My future is ruined? I’m too young? I just want to escape? Or maybe you and your girlfriend planned this, and your feelings are: Happy? Excited? A little scared? Concerned about telling your parents? Whatever your initial feelings are, […]

Holly did not die in vain Launches Website in Memory of Holly Patterson by MONTY L. PATTERSON on SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 MIFEPRISTONE MEDICAL ABORTION: 11 YEARS LATER Approved in the U.S. on September 28, 2000, the mifepristone Abortion Pill is claimed to have had an extraordinary journey by abortion providers. Supporters of medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol had hoped that it would provide a safe and […]

Jacquie Speaks

Jacquie Speaks This is a true story about Jacquie. She, like many others want to share their story in an effort to encourage other women.  Below she shares from her heart about her abortion experience and the events that followed. I was twenty years old, in college and in love. I drank a lot, and I didn’t know […]


                WHY SCHEDULE AN ULTRASOUND BEFORE AN ABORTION?   When Lucy finally had the courage to look at the pregnancy test sitting next to the bathroom sink, she was devastated to see two lines.  There was no way to stay in denial any longer.  That nausea and extreme fatigue […]

NOT simply done

NOT simply done   The point of this blog might be stated simply, healing the grief. If you have ever lost any one close to you, you know that is NOT simply done. After an abortion many woman feel numerous things. Some woman state they feel fine. And go on about their everyday lives until […]


Does this sound familiar? Jennifer became pregnant at the age of fifteen. It was her second date with a man who was a few years older. Even though he frightened her, she thought it was a normal sexual experience. She was wrong. It was date rape. Jennifer confided in a friend that she was pregnant. […]

I Knew I Made a Mistake

“I Knew I Made a Mistake” Have you taken the abortion pill RU486 and changed your mind? It may not be too late!  Twenty year old Rebekah Buell found out she was pregnant. Feeling ashamed, alone, and afraid of losing all she had worked for, she went to an abortion clinic and took the first […]

Grief After Loss

Everyone experiences it at some point in life. It does not seem a friend but a roaring enemy. It stabs; it stings. Grief, emotional suffering. Grief is a natural response to loss yet nothing about it “feels natural.” Any loss can cause grief. The more significant the loss, the more intense the grief. Losses can […]

After an Abortion

After an Abortion… If you have had an abortion or are considering one you may want to know what to expect after the procedure. Every woman’s body is unique and reacts in different ways but here is a general idea of what to expect. The body takes time to recover after an interrupted pregnancy. Common […]


Looking down at that little + sign and facing an unplanned pregnancy is frightening. Every thought races through your mind…What am I going to do? This will ruin everything! I don’t even know if he loves me! I have no support. I never thought this could happen to me! This similar story line has flashed […]

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