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DOB: August 28, 1998
Weight: 7 lbs 3 oz
When we first found out about the pregnancy, we were both scared and happy and confused all at once – it was very unexpected. We were together for a few years and previously planned to get married.
A few weeks went by, and he demanded an abortion because he wasn’t ready, but I refused to terminate my son’s life. He threatened to leave me if I didn’t comply, figuring that my love for him would over rule my decision. When that plan failed, he mentioned adoption once or twice, but I felt that after developing a relationship with my son for the prenatal 9 months I would be attached to my baby. After being with him that long, wouldn’t want to part with him. I told him that I would keep my baby.
He did leave, but losing him means nothing compared to the life I gained with my son. Now, it’s been almost 2 years since I’ve had him. I have no regrets… I know I made the right decision. I wouldn’t give him up for the world.