Ella came to CompassCare several years ago as a young, vibrant teen with a sparkle in her eye and a joyful bounce in her step. She was considering abortion but decided to continue her pregnancy. She had a beautiful daughter. Two years later, Ella was pregnant again and returned to CompassCare, this time she chose
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Pam is in her late twenties and works three jobs to provide for herself and her 5-year-old. She has no support from her family. Pam’s first interaction with CompassCare was through a virtual intake appointment, which is a recent innovation designed to boost patient show rates by building rapport with the patients quicker. Pam
Asia discovered she was pregnant and immediately felt paralyzed with fear. Feeling completely incapable of going through a pregnancy and parenting, she made an appointment with a local abortionist for a chemical abortion. The nurse at the abortionist handed her two pills, instructing Asia to take the first one now, and the second in 48
Jen’s life is filled with new pressures because of COVID-19. As she adjusts to life as a first-time mom while struggling financially, she discovers she is pregnant again. Sleepless nights ensue as Jen considered what to do about this new life within her. Finding CompassCare online, she called for an appointment. In the exam room,
Maria walked into CompassCare’s office with severe morning sickness. She did not have an appointment and was so nauseated that she couldn’t even swallow her own saliva. She told her nurse she is not able to eat, lost 10 pounds, and had been to the ER multiple times for dehydration. She lost her job because
Alana and her boyfriend, Chad, have been together for several years and have been through some traumatic times. With a young child entering kindergarten and feeling a bit more stable, they began making plans for the future: education, a home, maybe marriage. Then Alana discovers she is pregnant. Her last pregnancy was so tough that
As a single mom of two, Shana couldn’t imagine having another child. Which is why, about a year previously, she decided to get an abortion when discovering she was pregnant. That abortionist treated her so badly that she swore she would never go back there again. When she found herself pregnant again, she went online
David was born via C-section this summer at a hospital in Rochester. His mom, Carrie, is delighted by his arrival and is overjoyed in her new role as Mom. Her joy is in sharp contrast to how she felt when she first found out she was pregnant, unemployed, without insurance, and in an unstable relationship.
New York (NY) State has more abortions per capita than any other state in the union. At the same time, pro-life pregnancy centers in NY have the capacity to serve only a minuscule percentage of women considering abortion…except in Rochester, home of CompassCare. The pro-life infrastructure in NY is so small it is like trying to douse a house engulfed in flames with the bucket of suds left over from washing the car in the driveway.