Birth Story: Phoenix, Arizona
Submitted to Abort73 by a 36-year-old woman on June 7, 2020.
I chose life for my baby even after she was conceived from my rape. She was born 16 weeks premature and doctors said she would not survive. The devil really wanted to end her life, but I know she has a purpose being here. God saved her life more than once before she was even supposed to be born. She's my miracle and the only reason she is here is because of God. if I had listened to my fear I could have aborted her. If God had not saved her life, I might be dead now. He saved my life by giving me her—something and someone to live for that was greater than myself. Her life has taught me to grow up and become an adult and take responsibility for my actions and choices and to stop viewing myself as a victim but to learn from my mistakes, better myself, and turn back to God. There is not one moment I have regretted keeping my baby. It was suggested to me early on to give her up for adoption but even that I felt to be wrong. She was my daughter, and I could take care of her. I just needed to sacrifice my own wants to make it work. I have struggled, sure, but God has always been faithful and provided for us. I am now married and my daughter has always had good men in her life as father figures. Now she has a step dad who loves her unconditionally, like I do. God has never let me down or left my side and if you are reading this and contemplating abortion—please don't do it. It's something that once it's done, you can never take back, and I guarantee you'll regret it. Even if you won't ever admit it, you will regret it.
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Date: June 7, 2020