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pregnant and scared at 30
Scared Nonetheless!

Scared Nonetheless!

I just found your blog, and I wanted to share my story with you. I was living in Mexico teaching English when I found out I was pregnant. I was 30 years old, so not a young girl, but I was scared nonetheless. My boyfriend and I started making plans to get married...

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pregnancy and respect
I Respect All Of You

I Respect All Of You

Hi Becky, It has been over a year since I first emailed you about being pregnant to my friend and he wanted nothing to do with it. Even though I have been through the hard struggle of dealing with abortion or pregnancy and choosing to keep my son Noah Jay who is...

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pregnant in school
School And A Baby!

School And A Baby!

Dear Becky- I am a junior in high school, popular, cheerleader. I live with my mom and she has always supported me in everything I do. My dad on the other hand, just married his 6th wife and, as usual, his children get booted out and the new wife and her family...

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girls helping girls
I want To Help!

I want To Help!

Hello, I know it may not be Becky who gets this, so to whoever gets it :), I have had an account on this site for a long time and first off I want to say thank you for all the help and support this site has given me. I could never begin to explain how happy I am...

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baby needs from wic
I Am Making It!

I Am Making It!

  Dear Becky, I'm excited to have someone like you for support! My due date is January 30th. Your story is incredible and I look up to you for the way you have learned to live. You are a very good person and have a lot to offer! I wish more people knew about...

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abortion guilt
So Surprised!

So Surprised!

I am going through a hard time at the moment so I wanted to share my story. Just over a month ago I found out that I was about 5 weeks pregnant, I was so surprised because I had unprotected sex so many times and nothing had happened so I guess I considered myself...

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life is complicated
It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

My story is complicated and hurtful, but I want to share it because no one deserves to be dehumanized nor alienated because of who they are, what they have been through and what they are going through. People tear others down to build themselves up.  Everyone's...

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my baby my life
What An Impact You Make!

What An Impact You Make!

Dear Becky, First off I would like to say what you have started is amazing! When I was going through my situation, I wish there was a place I could turn to where I was not the only one. I visited many pregnancy sites while I was pregnant and most were filled...

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teaching your child
Grow And Learn

Grow And Learn

Dear Becky- Having read over many of the letters written by young beautiful girls, I hope that my letter will help. When I found out I was pregnant in 1972, I was 14 years old (I am now 53), abortions were illegal in Michigan. A friend of the family took me to a...

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will I ever get over this
Standing Up To Pressure

Standing Up To Pressure

My first baby would be 22 this week. I was a 17-year-old drug-using high school drop-out, but when the lady wearing scrubs told me I was pregnant, I already thought of myself as a new mother. Everyone wanted me to get an abortion  except me.  I actually stopped...

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walk in my shoes
Julia’s Story

Julia’s Story

My maiden name is Julia Holcomb and I am writing in response to Kevin Burke’s article Post Abortion Trauma from the National Review.  I found the article he wrote about Steven Tyler remarkably compassionate while outlining the trauma of abortion. My name was...

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Our choice not parents
What Is Done Is Done

What Is Done Is Done

We had planned everything. We had decided to have this baby. Our baby… I am 18, I just graduated and have already applied and got into the best university of interior architecture. However, we have been talking about this for a few months now. I don’t see myself...

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pregnant call
A Call, No Answer

A Call, No Answer

Dear Becky, I was looking up things on teenage pregnancies and I came across this very insiteful website. I am 18 and 2-days ago I took a  pregnancy test that came up positive. When I found out so many  thoughts rushed through my head. The first thing I wanted to...

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6 months pregnant
On With My Life

On With My Life

Having read over many of the letters written by young beautiful girls, I hope that my letter will help. When I found out I was pregnant in 1972, I was 14 years old (I am now 53), abortions were illegal in Michigan. A friend of the family took me to a place where...

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finally I concieved
A Little Heartbeat

A Little Heartbeat

My name is Brittany and I am 21 years old.  I am a sufferer of Polycistic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and edometrious.  I got told when i was 18 that i would never be able to conceive a child naturally.  I have just found out that i am 9 weeks pregnant, I went to my...

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I can do this
I Thought I Was Ready

I Thought I Was Ready

hi. my name's koda. im 17 years old. i found out i was pregnant around april 2010. me and my bf have been together for 11&1/2 months now. i know this might sound kind of different, but me and my bf planned to have this baby. it started off as something great,...

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had a baby so happy
Tons And Tons Of Joy

Tons And Tons Of Joy

Hello! My name is Carol Anne and I'm 24 years old. Perhaps my problem is not that important compare to other girls, but for me it is, because it's making me very blue. 7 months ago, I was dating a guy and 3 months later, I got pregnant. Honestly, I felt deeply...

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my baby girl is my everything
She Is My Everything

She Is My Everything

Dear Becky, i found out i was pregnant 28 april 2009. i was only 17 and in my first year of university. i was so lost, sad and confused. all i could think about was how i was going to get myself out of the situation. i cried myself to sleep thinking i had let...

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