One Thing Everyone Wanted For Me

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One Thing Everyone Wanted

It is a beautiful thing to read the words straight from a previous patient. Every patient story is unique, bringing an experience, a past, or a current situation that encourages or discourages a women to want to choose life for their unborn child. Our job is to encourage and equip each woman and each man with all the resources available to them so that they can make an informed decision – that is our mission. We do not want our patients to echo so many from …

Jamie’s Story

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Jamie’s Story

When Jamie came into hope, she was in for a big surprise. Not only was she pregnant, but she was 20 weeks pregnant. On top of that, her ultrasound revealed that she was carrying TWINS! Jamie said, “no one ever is ready for the responsibility of rearing another life, let alone two! But, I was excited for the blessing. However, when I couldn’t comprehend the results from my ultrasound, the nurse, Jennifer, was so compassionate and kind. A year later, I still remember how that …

New Decision, New Life

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Fernande’s Story

Fernande had been in this predicament before.  She was already the mother of a seven-year-old girl. She found herself in another unplanned pregnancy a few years after her first pregnancy and her parents told her to abort or to move out. She was scared. Without the help of her parents, she would be homeless. Due to the pressure from her parents, she aborted. When Fernande came back for this pregnancy test, she was worried and scared because she was still living with her parents. But, …

Discover Courage

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Discover Courage

The question has crossed my mind several times… I wonder… I wonder how many holes we are missing in our country, community, neighborhood, places of business and even our own families. I wonder how many we are missing because of abortion. There may not be a draft going on right now, but there is no doubt in my mind we are in a war – a secret war. And we need courage to fight it. Recently, several staff members went to the annual Care Net …

“It’s Too Early”

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Michelle’s Story

“It’s too early.” Michelle told us. She already had a one-year old son at home, and the thought of another baby seemed too overwhelming. Michelle had no family support. During her time at Hope, Michelle’s Patient Advocate encouraged her by saying that having siblings often is easier than just having one child. Michelle said her Patient Advocate made a big impression on her which helped Michelle know things were going to be okay. Michelle came back for an ultrasound. In Michelle’s culture, they called a baby that …