“Not giving baby up for adoption I’m Giving Them A Better Life”
Below are just a few of the many wonderful stories that birth mothers have written about their experiences with St. Mary’s and the support that the agency provided.
My son’s dad had passed away before I even knew that I was pregnant. And that was really hard on me. You can’t raise a baby just on love, it’s more than that. I wanted him to have the best life possible. Read More
Right before I had started showing and everything, I remember days where I was walking in the snow with both of my kids and I didn’t have nowhere to go. It was just a terrible situation. I wanted my baby but I wanted the best for him. Read More
At the age of sixteen, a junior in high school, I found myself pregnant. Knowing other girls in school who were pregnant before I was, I would have never dreamed that something like that would happen to me. Scared, terrified, and nervous are just some of the feelings I was going through at first. My head was spinning and I did not know where to begin or what to do. I knew right there my life would forever be changed, but I didn’t know how just yet. Read More
I found out I was pregnant in December 2006. I did not know what I had gotten myself into at that point. All I remember is I was scared and didn’t know where to turn. Read More
I came to St. Mary’s 14 years ago when I was pregnant, knowing full well that I was not ready to be a mom just yet. I thought about the pros and cons of adoption, but I knew that I was ready. Read More If you are pregnant and would like to speak to someone immediately, please call (847) 870-8181 or text HOPE1 to 67076 Si usted está embarazada y quieres hablar con alguien inmediatamente, por favor llame al (847) 870-8181 or envie un texto a HOPE1 al 67076