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Jamie, a 37-year-old grade school teacher, came in after finding us on the Internet. She is a mother of four children, her youngest being 18 months. She openly stated, “I do not know how I can financially manage another baby.” Jamie was emotional and honest throughout the entire intake process. She explained how she and her boyfriend could barely make ends meet as it was and adding another baby to that mix was unimaginable.

Jamie explained that she has always been against abortion and that she could not understand people that had them. However, now that she was in this situation she thought that was her only option. Her client advocate went through her options thoroughly. We discussed how we could help with diapers, wipes and formula. We shared that we are here for her with whatever choice she makes.

After the pregnancy test Jamie went to her ultrasound appointment. We quickly realized that Jamie was farther along than expected. She originally thought she was six weeks, but she was actually ten weeks. She could clearly see the heartbeat and the baby’s movement. She was commenting on how cute her baby was. There was a definite shift in Jamie during and after the ultrasound. She let us know that she changed her mind and that she is going to parent. She openly stated that she is too far along and that both she and her boyfriend agreed that if she was further than nine weeks they would parent.

Jamie still knows that it’s going to be difficult. I assured her that we are here and wanted to help her. When Jamie left, you could sense the release as she made her decision.

Speaker Endorsements

  • Getting the verbiage right is vital. The money Vitae is investing makes us go a lot further, to the point that we’re a huge annoyance to Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and NARAL Pro-Choice Washington.

    Hasselbeck tells Vitae Donors to Lean InKim Triller, Executive Director of Care Net of Puget Sound - Seattle, Washington
  • For any pregnancy center serious about reaching, engaging, and supporting abortion-minded women, familiarity with the research and messaging strategies produced by Vitae is essential.

    hasselbeck inspiresLeanna Baumer, Executive Director of Assist Pregnancy Center - Annandale, Virginia
  • My abortion was not about birth control—it was about fear. Fear of ruining my current reputation and future dreams. Fear of people finding out I wasn’t a “good” girl. Someone finally understood why I had an abortion and had research to support it!

    Georgette Forney, Silent No More
  • The masters of media are the people defining the moral value system…that is why what you’re doing [Vitae Foundation] is of such vital importance. You are saving lives.

    Oliver North, U.S. Marine (Ret.), Author, Fox News Correspondent
  • The Vitae Foundation is at the forefront of where this movement needs to go, and I really applaud you. You’re changing minds, you’re changing hearts, and the world is a better place for your vision.

    Sean Hannity, TV Host
  • Everybody should ask this question: If you didn’t show up, who would miss you and why? If Vitae hadn’t shown up, think of the babies today who would not be here if it weren’t for them. That’s the greatest contribution we could make to our fellow human beings.

    Lou Holtz, Former Coach - Notre Dame Football


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