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.
“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.
The best part is still down the road, I am a story untold.
I was 33, separated, and heading toward divorce. And pregnant –the result of a brief, foolish affair punctuating the end of my marriage.
In part one, Jodi-Anne shared her difficult decision to carry her pregnancy, despite the abandonment of her family. Months later she gave birth to beautiful baby Athena and plunged into deep depression. Here is her journey out of it and into her present joy.
Alone, pregnant, with not a soul in the world to care for her. That’s how Jodi-Anne felt. Here are her early struggles as she made an incredibly difficult pregnancy decision. Be sure to follow her continuing story next week.
Dawn became pregnant while she was in the midst of a “deep hole” – an emotionally dark time in her life. The new burden of pregnancy felt like a disaster. Yet as she walked through those months of pregnancy, she found new strength.
A year and a half ago, Selah* boarded a packed bus in the dead of winter, eager to get home from York University. At the next stop, a woman with a stroller waited to board. There was no room for her though, and she urged the bus to continue. The driver just sat there, thinking, […]
Kate-Lynn is a friend of the PCC – she’s offered to share parts of her journey with us. This scene reveals the almost crippling pressure from the father of her child to terminate her pregnancy. Here’s how she gained the strength to make her own decision. To hear how she discovered she was pregnant, see […]
I had just finished school and started a new job when I found out I was pregnant. This was not something I had planned for at all, and wasn’t exactly “good news.” Coming home from the doctor on a Toronto subway, I was very concerned about what my next step would be. I saw the […]