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Laura Johenning

Whom We Serve: Laura’s Story

client stories,Care,programs / June 26, 2020

Whom We Serve: Laura’s Story This is the first in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2020 newsletter here.   By Laura Johenning I was a single mom of a baby boy years ago. I was young, and at first I did not think […]




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2019 Annual Appeal for Giving


2019 Annual Appeal for Giving Dear Birthright Supporter, Teresa came to Birthright of Bel Air hoping for a negative result on her pregnancy test. As a single mom she feared a third child would devastate her financially. She was crushed when the pregnancy test was positive. She told the Birthright volunteer that she felt pressured […]




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Whom We Serve: Crystal’s Story

client stories / September 20, 2019

Whom We Serve: Crystal’s Story This is the first in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2019 newsletter here.   At Birthright we strive to empower, educate and encourage women to Choose Hope in every aspect of her life and the life of her child. When Crystal first visited Birthright […]




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2018 Annual Appeal for Giving


2018 Annual Appeal for Giving Dear Friend of Birthright, “If it wasn’t for Birthright, my son would not be here.” As she told me these words I immediately thought, she must have been thinking about getting an abortion. She continued, “I took your parenting classes and one of the videos I watched was about CPR […]




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“Do You Ever See the Mother and Baby After the Birth?”

client stories / June 9, 2017

“Do You Ever See the Mother and Baby After the Birth?” I am always surprised when I’m asked that question. At our Birthright once we believe that the days and weeks after birth are so important and when a mom may need us the most. You see, you can’t tell a woman to have a […]




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Please Don’t Judge Me

client stories / January 19, 2017

Please Don’t Judge Me The door to our office opened …and in walked a woman who was visibly upset. As I greeted her tears flooded her eyes and she cried, “Please don’t judge me.”  I gently replied, “I promise I won’t.” She said she had been struggling emotionally with a recent abortion, and needed to […]




Do You Ever Wonder if the Kindness You Extend Today has any Long Term Significance?

client stories / December 12, 2016

Do you ever wonder if the kindness you extend today has any long term significance? There once was a teenage Girl who found herself pregnant and thought her world would end. She met a Woman who held out her hand and said she would walk with the Girl on her frightening journey. The Girl bore […]




May I Help You?

client stories / November 3, 2016

I was only a few days late on my period – nothing to worry about really. I bought the pregnancy test to simply ease my mind. My whole world stopped as I looked down and saw the plus sign. I was seized with terror and could hardly breath. There must be some mistake. Quickly, I […]