Learning to embrace the struggle

In 2013, my life fell apart. Suffering from PTSD from childhood trauma, I totally crashed on Mother’s Day 2013 and spent the next two weeks crumpled in the corner of the couch shaking, self-harming and unable to care for my family – five children under eight-years-old...

“It was the worst day of my life”

I was born and raised in Hong Kong. I lived with my parents and my two younger sisters. I was raised in a Catholic Church, so I have always believed in God’s existence, but I never had a real relationship with Him. When I was about 11 years old, I was sexually...

They tried to trick me into abortion

More than five years ago I received the most devastating call that my precious son was not doing well and I needed to abort. I was around 16-18 weeks. It was just devastating. I went into see my OB-GYN for follow-up ultrasounds and blood work to confirm their...

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...

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Heartbeat

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