When I got pregnant, I was only 17 and pretty scared. In other words, I feel compassion for people who are experiencing unplanned pregnancies and who are dealing with issues they’ve never had to consider. I wrote about the moment I realized I was pregnant in my book “Not Afraid of Life:”
Baby. Just the thought of it was so staggering. I wasn’t afraid of taking care of one, because I’d taken care of Willow, Piper, and my cousins for years. The scary part was being a teen mom. Being alone. Being a disappointment to my family.
Of course, you know the rest of the story. I know I did the right thing in having Tripp, and it looks like many other people are deciding to have their babies too!
On Wednesday, the CDC announced that abortion rates have decline 5%. What a wonderful development – it was a great thing to find out during Thanksgiving Week!