Almost 1.2 million unborn children are aborted each year in the United States, while at the same time, each year, in the United States, 1.2 million families are on the waiting lists of licensed adoption agencies. The Lord has provided homes for the unborn children and is certainly grieved when innocent children pay the price for our mistakes. There is an alternative to abortion that has been tested and proven effective for thousands of years. It is God’s plan and His plans are good. New Beginnings is an adoption agency that wants to help you during this difficult time.
We do not condemn those who have chosen abortion, but we offer a better way and support for taking the path of 'life'. We offer abortion alternatives. At the same time, we help minister to those who have chosen abortion in the past. Thank you for visiting New Beginnings and contacting us if we can help you.
Considering abortion? Call Debbie 24/7 at 1.800.264.2229.
Fetal Development Facts:
- An unborn baby has a heart beat at 18-22 days after conception.
- Brainwaves can be detected at 40-45 days after conception.
- All the major body parts and organs are present at the end of 8 weeks.
- When is a human a human?
- Dr. Jerome Lejeune (geneticist) said, “As soon as the 23 chromosomes carried by the sperm encounter the 23 chromosomes carried by the ovum…a new human being is defined…”
Statistics from “Decisions, Options & Choices” (Joi Wasill)
By a birthmother who chose abortion
“This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God; listen to his voice and hold fast to him.”
“In 1981, I chose abortion as a way out of a crisis pregnancy. At the time, I felt trapped and like there was no other option. Every day people make choices. Often they are bad choices with dire consequences. According to statistics from Focus on the Family, 44% of all American women will have an abortion at some point in their lifetime.
It has been said, "A woman chooses abortion like an animal caught in a trap chooses to gnaw off its leg." Today, women across our nation will make that same decision. Most of these women will not hear about abortion alternatives.
“There is a better way and there is a way we can help. Adoption is a choice everyone can live with. Crisis pregnancy centers and homes for unwed mothers are struggling in the fight to save lives and spare women the devastation of an abortion experience.
“People are unaware of the trauma that a woman faces after her abortion experience. Many women who choose abortion are going against their own moral code. In a survey on 260 post abortive women, over 50% of the women responded they agreed their decision to abort was "inconsistent with her prior beliefs and a betrayal of her own ideals."
In “Forbidden Grief,”Theresa Burke writes:
“Consequently, many women experience trauma known as Post Abortion Syndrome. The inability to process the guilt, anger, and grief related to the abortion will bring symptoms such as: depression, suicidal thoughts, flashback memories, nightmares, eating disorders, etc. The truth about the painful consequences of abortion is not common knowledge in our country. Since there is so much pain, women bear the consequences in secret.
Breaking the silence about abortion and its consequences will help those facing a crisis pregnancy to choose life and live. It also will help to bring healing to those who have carried the awful secret and pain of their abortion choice. There are words of life that will bring blessing and not cursing. We can help others to choose life and live.”
Focus on the Family - Healing After Abortion by Teri Ki Reisser, M.S.,M.F.T. and Paul C. Reisser, M.D.Copyright – 2002
Forbidden Grief by Theresa Burke with David C. Reardon, 2002. Acorn Books - Springfield Illinois.
If you have had an abortion in the past and you are looking for post abortion resources, please call Debbie at 662.842.6752.