“I was scared, young, and had no idea what to do. Of course abortion came to mind.”
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“It was then I had to make a choice. A choice that would shape my future. A choice to either give up on me and let my circumstances overcome me or be an over-comer to my circumstances. I chose life.”
“Abortion is a quick fix physically but a long term pain mentally. I will never forget my past..it will always haunt me.”
“When asking the doctor, 'What does the BABY look like?’ he replied, 'It's just a blob of marshmallow fluff'. Years later I saw a picture of the perfectly formed tiny child in that 'marshmallow fluff’.”
“I messed up... 18 years ago I made the biggest mistake I could have ever made. I had an abortion.”
"Seven years ago, I made the biggest bravest decisions I will ever make. I made the decision to give my daughter life...a life that wasn't with me .”
"Mommy to 7 but gave birth to 8. My first child was conceived in rape.”
“I got pregnant at 18 and had him at 19. Was it hard? Yes. Was it worth it? Absolutely.”
"...they said he had several markers for Down Syndrome and that I should abort."
"We decided from the beginning, even if he had died his first day, that we would fight for him. That is what a parent does."
"You will never regret giving them a chance at life."
"I don't want to get into much detail because it's still a touchy subject, but I was raped and I knew the person ... I ended up pregnant at the age of 16."
"I was 16 years old. I was given a new name and then I was drugged."
“At the age of 20, I was brutally raped...Then I received news that I was close to 3 months pregnant as a result of the assault. I was terrified."
"I was the foetus that was to be aborted 50 years ago; 3 times aborted but somehow they were not successful."
"During this pregnancy we got news that our baby might have Spina Bifida. My heart felt like it shattered..."
"My wife was conceived in 1973 with the rape of a 12 year old orphan, Gail..."
"It's time. It’s time to share my secret, and I’m full of sadness. It’s been at least 38 years and I still wish I could undo that choice that I made on that horrible day when I killed my baby."
"The only thing I do know for sure is that I was treated very poorly by a broken system that just brought me in, ended the pregnancy and then spat me out again."
"While all around me my pregnant friends were preparing their nurseries, I was preparing her funeral."