The worst news a mum could hear about her unborn baby

At my 20-week scan we were told that our unborn baby had a lesion in the back of her brain and that she had excess fluid around the sides of her brain. I went home confused, distraught, but also hopeful that all would be ok. I was then sent for another scan to...

Single motherhood the start of a bigger adventure

I am a single mother of two boys; a 9-week-old and an 18-month-old. My relationship with their father broke down pretty much as soon as I had my eldest and I really did consider abortion out of shame when I found out I was pregnant with the second. The fear of...

We chose life, and we are so thankful!

We had a choice to make. At 16 neither of us had a job or an education beyond completing year eight. We had no plans for a future outside of drinking with friends. At one point I was homeless and estranged from my family as a result of my choices. I turned to alcohol...

Embracing life as a single mum

I am 23 and on the journey of being a single mother to my beautiful miracle baby. When I was a teenager, I was told I had endometriosis. At that time in my life I was not too worried about what this meant for my baby journey, although knowing this did mean having a...

The Facebook share that saved a baby’s life

Louise (not her real name) was sitting in an abortion clinic waiting room, flicking through her Facebook feed, when she saw a post that made her change her mind and choose life for her baby. Sitting in that Queensland clinic, she read about how a friend had nearly...

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Heartbeat

Did you know that the human heart starts beating at just 4 weeks?

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