“I Love That You Pray For Me”

“Could we pray for you?” a nurse asked Jessica*. “Yeah, I love that you always pray for me here,” Jessica replied. As far as we know, Jessica is not a Christian. But she does trust us and appreciate our prayers. Today Jessica was having an ultrasound. But a few weeks earlier, she was here for a pregnancy test. And if the test was positive, … Continued

10 Days – 6 Lives

10 days – 6 lives at risk This is hard. We have seen God answering our prayers — and your prayers. We have been asking God to bring women who are pregnant and feel their only option is abortion to our clinic. We want to be there to offer hope and support. We want them … Continued

The Almost Abortion

“I have to tell you. I almost had an abortion with this pregnancy,” Taylor* confided to our nurse manager during her ultrasound. Taylor was a patient in our clinic a couple years ago. She was considering abortion that time – but made a decision to carry to term. Now she has a beautiful two year … Continued

When “Everyone Else is Doing It” is Horrifying

“Your baby will not be normal. He won’t have a very good quality of life…You may want to consider abortion.” Unfortunately, this is an actual message that a friend of mine, Danielle*, heard from her doctor. Danielle, a strong woman with a deep faith in Jesus, responded, “Don’t you ever mention that word to me … Continued

No First Breath for 777 Children

The numbers are out. The State of Wisconsin released their annual report on reported abortions for 2016. In Dane County, abortion numbers have held relatively steady the last four years after declining sharply from 2012 to 2013. In 2012, there were 887 reported abortions obtained by residents of Dane County. For each year from 2013 … Continued

I’m Pregnant. I’m Overwhelmed. I Want…

5 ways to help a friend

“I’m Pregnant. I’m Overwhelmed. I Want an Abortion” What would you do if a friend or family member confided this to you? How would you respond? What could you do to help your friend through this challenging time? Start by taking a deep breath. Then remember 3 things NOT to do and 5 things to … Continued

Who’s Having Abortions?

The average woman who has an abortion: Is single Is between 15 and 24 years old Does not have any other children Lives in poverty Is not religious These are prevalent ideas but only two of them are true. So which are they? If you guessed A and D, you are correct. While sometimes women who … Continued

A Surprising Story About Millennials

We’ve all read the studies about millennials. Or perhaps you are a millennial and would like to read some good news about your generation. Millennials are the most studied and talked about generation to date. While Baby Boomers are called the “Me Generation,” Millennials are called the “Me Me Me Generation.” We’ve heard that millennials … Continued

The Science of Life

Baby in womb.

Many of us know that a preborn baby is a new human being, entirely unique from his mother. And we value this preborn baby, and his mother and father, because each of them is created in the image of God. Yet do we really understand the science behind life? And do we grasp enough of … Continued

“Whose Womb Holds the Chief?”

February is black history month. But do you know how it began? Its precursor was created by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926 and observed on the second week of February. Woodson choose that week to honor the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Woodson wanted black Americans to understand the strong family values, work ethic, sense … Continued