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What Are the Risks of Abortion?
What Are the Risks of Abortion?

Almost half of the pregnancies in the US are unplanned, so if you find yourself dealing with an unexpected pregnancy, you are not alone in your situation. When considering whether or not to terminate your pregnancy, it’s important to evaluate all your options and the psychological...

Two Cries for Help

From Lauren Ramkawsky, staff sonographer and post-abortion group leader Two phone conversations on the same day. Two different women with the same pain. Pain I am familiar with from my own abortion experiences. One said her abortion was thirty years ago, the other, five days. Thirty years provides time...

A Gift That Keeps on Giving
This Christmas season as I scanned my Instagram feed, I came across a photo of my friend Abby’s son in front of a big tree in her workplace.  It warmed my heart to think of how her life has been changed for the better by a pregnancy decision more than five years ago. When I first met Abby, she was attending a college in Massachusetts, and had come home to make a decision about an unexpected pregnancy.  It was a difficult decision.  Continuing with her pregnancy meant she might be the only pregnant student at her school.  It might mean lost opportunities.
To Abort or Not Abort?

To abort or not to abort; that is the question on the minds of many women, men and teens we serve at Lighthouse. New Jersey has the second highest teen abortion rate in the country, and abortion is often the first option that comes to...