Pregnancy

Della

Hi, I’m Fedella, i liked to be called Della, any ways, my life was perfect. I had a nice boyfriend sammy but then on my 16 th birthday, sammy gave me a pregnancy test as a joke. I decided...

I do belong and I will be successful

I’m not really sure where to start, but I’ve had the need to open up and share what I’ve been through maybe to possibly help younger teens and younger kids having a difficult time or...

We still lack female voice advocacy

Hello! I am a black woman in an African country! I am 28 years old.During my school years I have been A very supportive and non biased friend.I started teaching my class mates as early as I...

Sebastian the angel baby heaven received.

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes photos and graphic and explicit description of a stillbirth. Where should I start? I have dreamt my entire life...

Empowering our future female leaders

I have served as a Sole Mate for my local chapter of Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana. The reason this is important to me is that I know the value of empowering young girls for the...

With Darkness Comes Light

On December 13, 2017 I woke up in a strange place, to the sound of unfamiliar voices, dazed and confused, surrounded by nothing but darkness. In my barely conscious state of mind, I thought...

Being my own son’s surrogate

It started when I was a little over 7 months pregnant with my son. It was also around this time that I had begun to tell a few of my friends and family that I was expecting. Up until that...

Heavy and light

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of repeated childhood rape and other forms of violence and abuse. My name isn’t important. To...

I won’t give up

Hi. I’m Rohannie. A single mom to a very beautiful baby girl. I want to share my story here because I really have no one to talk to. I got pregnant when I was 20 years old. I was 21...

Obstetric Violence

I realized that I really didn’t know my body until this situation. I felt that wasn’t right, and it was violence in a sense. I knew that many women have abortions and that a miscarriage...