Tag Archives: choice

“Oh, I am definitely keeping this baby!”

Recently, Trisha moved to Rochester to escape a domestic abuse situation. Alone, without a job, money, or any local connections, Trisha discovered she was also pregnant. Without any insurance or means to pay for an abortion, she contacted CompassCare, grateful that she would be seen for free. Trisha’s nurse warmly greeted her and invited her

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“Why is it so hard for my daughter to get what she wants?”

Alison is in high school and arrived at CompassCare with her father, who wants her to abort. She has known about her pregnancy for two months. Alison was initially leaning towards carrying her baby to term and already received prenatal care with out her father’s knowledge. But her father is determined that his daughter not

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The Baby Was Still Alive!

Coralee discovered she was pregnant again. Shame overtook her. So she considered abortion and made an appointment with a local abortion clinic. Coralee felt rising anxiety as she walked into the clinic, still very conflicted by what she should do regarding her pregnancy. She was quickly escorted to a back room to consult with a

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She came in … three hours after taking the abortion pill.

Mariana is a young mom with several children who just found out she was pregnant again. With each pregnancy she feels the disdain of her friends increase as the size of her family grows. This time, Mariana didn’t think she could put up with the shame of being pregnant again and so she made an

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