“When I came over, life took another direction.” Educated in Ethics and Human Rights Law, Mary sought to upgrade her education and build a new life in Canada. “I came to Canada from Uganda, as an international student. The friend who helped me come over was not willing to take me in, and there […]
Living with Bipolar was an everyday battle for Cleoni. “When I found out I was pregnant I cried a lot and I was scared because I have bipolar. I didn’t think I had the ability to be a parent.” Cleoni was introduced to the PCC through Dawn, a friend who received support herself from the […]
Meet Alex and Jenny, a beautiful couple who are filled with joy and thanks for all the support they received during their pregnancy. Jenny was in Canada on a student visa without insurance while Alex was struggling to find employment. When they discovered that Jenny was pregnant they were overcome with worries and fears. What […]
When Lyne found out she was pregnant, she was terrified and didn’t know where to turn. She felt she was facing this all alone and sought support from the PCC. In the midst of fear, worry and loneliness Lyne soon found HOPE at the Pregnancy Care Centre. Lyne’s Story: “So I found I was pregnant […]
When Simone found out she was pregnant, she was terrified of how her family and friends would react. She feared the rejection she might experience if she chose to embrace her pregnancy. After listening to a still small voice telling her it would all be okay, Simone experienced an unexpected amount of support from those […]
After being submerged in an unhealthy lifestyle of partying and living for the moment, Emery found herself pregnant. The fear that her parents would see this different life she was leading brought her to believing abortion was her best option. After her parents found out unexpectedly, Emery’s decision drastically changed. Be sure to check out […]
“We told my parents. Their fears were amplified by my fears.” Michelle and Andre were high school sweethearts. In college, Michelle became pregnant. Emotions ran high, fear built on fear, and so much was on the line. After some discussion, Michelle had an abortion. After many years, they reflect back on that decision and how […]
“My mom is going to kill me!” 17 and pregnant, Mery Helene felt she had no other option than to “take the pill” and end her pregnancy. But it didn’t go like she planned.
I was 33, separated, and heading toward divorce. And pregnant –the result of a brief, foolish affair punctuating the end of my marriage.