We're so honoured that people share their stories with us! Here's a look back at some of our favourites from 2016... 

These ten stories are all so different, but there is one thing that ties them all together: these women chose LIFE for their children.

(NOTE: Stories are in no particular order.)


"I was a bright 20 year old college student when I was raped one night after drinking by a man I'd been seeing. I was shocked, alone, and scared. Some people told me that my future would be ruined..." 

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"I got pregnant when I had just turned 19. I was half way through my university program, had a part-time job and had been dating my boyfriend for ten months..."

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"The beginning of someone’s life is not the end of mine."

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“My unexpected pregnancy led to a series of months where I was extremely vulnerable and hopeless. I had $10.00 in my bank account, I was in between jobs, and the birth father tried multiple methods of intimidation in an attempt to isolate me and make me feel weak enough that I would terminate the pregnancy..."

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“I was an alcoholic. I was depressed and hopeless. I lost everything - my friends and loved ones. I was alone and ready to end my life when I was given a second chance for life..."

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“I was 22, in school, living at home and madly in love with my boyfriend. We fell pregnant and at 5 weeks I had a positive test. We decided not to tell anyone..."

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"I had to make it work, a tiny life depended on me and I would go to the end of the earth for all my children."

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"I still know, our son Kevin was a beautiful gift and I would not trade those 9 months for anything in the world. Every, smile, every cry, every cuddle, I ever had with him, were gifts and no one can ever take those moments away from me, his mom."

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"When I found out I was pregnant I thought, this is not the life I want to live. My parents were going to love me through this but I knew I couldn't keep the baby as I would have resented her a lot, especially coming out of abuse. I knew I didn't want any of that going to my baby..."

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"We found out at a 20-week ultrasound that our little one had Spina Bifida and would most likely be paralyzed from the waist down."

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Thank you to all who submitted these stories! If you have a story you'd like to share, contact us!

Thumbnail photo from SHAYE'S STORY.