“I had a choice, but it didn’t feel like a choice at all”

“When first asked to share my story, I was reluctant. My gut reaction was to say no due to a natural instinct to protect myself from being vulnerable in front of others. But here I stand. Not for my own sake but in the hope that my story may be of benefit to...

A short life with a long legacy

The length of one’s life does not determine its value. Reuben Edric Dadson lived just 55 minutes outside the womb, and his parents, Luke and Kristy Dadson, treasured every one of them. Kristy reflects on a very special life. “Reuben Edric Dadson decided to...

Overcoming grief of four abortions

“My childhood dream was to get married and have children. So simple, and yet, as it turned out, all too unattainable. At the age of 18 I found myself in a relationship with a man 14 years older than me and pregnant. We had been together a year and I felt certain...

A mother’s musings on change

There seems not a more fitting time than now to reflect upon the last (almost) 12 months, with the first birthdate of my baby upcoming. The concept of the word in question (motherhood) is like an elusive mirage, at least in the lead up to it actually happening anyway....

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Jasmine's Story

Jasmine wasn’t happy when she found out she was pregnant, again. Sickness and money worries dominated. Follow her journey.

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