Cara, 20, had just left her boyfriend. He had been physically and verbally abusive and she could not live another day in the relationship.
After leaving him, she found out she was pregnant.
She immediately Googled for abortion information and clicked on a Heroic Media ad.
She was connected with our Pregnancy Help Center partner in Chicago and set an appointment for that week.
Cara came to her appointment certain she had to obtain an abortion.
The client advocate discussed Cara’s situation with her and asked her how she truly felt about this decision.
Cara broke down and said she felt that she really had no choice, that her only option was abortion because of her estrangement from her boyfriend and because of his history of abuse.
The client advocate assured Cara that time was on her side and that she should wait and consider her decision, particularly the emotional side effects she would suffer which are often acute after an abortion.
Cara set a second appointment to come in for an ultrasound and brought her boyfriend with her.
Even though she had thought she was only 7 weeks pregnant, the ultrasound revealed a beautiful 12-week-old baby!
Cara and her boyfriend were amazed to see their active little baby.
Through the support of the center, they chose life for their child, and made a commitment to create a healthy and safe environment for their child.
God is good!