At the age of 19, Jeanne moved from New Brunswick to Toronto. She left her parents “house rules” so she could live a life under her own rules. “I started dating somebody and a few months later, things between us moved quite fast, a few months later I got pregnant by this man.” After […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Claudia is a confident, gritty young woman. She owns a growing beauty business, is constantly improving her skills and somehow devotedly cares for her seven-year-old daughter Sophia in the middle of all that. She and her daughter recently returned to the PCC to reflect back on earlier days. You see, when we met Claudia seven […]
Q: Why did you call the Pregnancy Care Centre? “I just found out I was pregnant and I didn’t know what to do. It was so confusing for me. My family was telling me to have an abortion, but I didn’t know if I wanted to. My head was spinning. I needed help in sorting […]
In Part 3 of Emery’s story, she talks about the process of her open adoption: how it happened, and the emotions she felt through it. Emery reflects on a promise given to her by her son’s adoptive parents that still makes her cry. Be sure to catch up on Emery’s story by watching Part 1 […]
With everything seeming to be against her, Alanna chose to carry her pregnancy. Feeling alone and unsupported, she went to the Pregnancy Care Centre.
18 years old and suddenly a dad – that news will knock any teenager over! AJ knew what he wanted: to be a good dad to his baby and loving support to his girlfriend. It was the how that was a big mystery. How would he know how to be a father?
In part one, Mery Helene shared with us the shock of discovering she was pregnant at 17 years old. Here she shares how her “miracle baby,” helped her leave behind an unhealthy lifestyle to want so much more for herself and her child.