I wanted to share my story. I know that young, unmarried women often need feel alone in pregnancy. The reason I feel that my story NEEDS to be shared is that I was married and got no support from my husband... Read More
Welcome to StandUpGirl.com!
I'm so glad you stopped by! Maybe you're pregnant, or worried that you might be pregnant. Maybe you feel scared, overwhelmed, or alone. I've been there too. Need someone to talk to... Read More
Making a New Plan
Your life has taken an unexpected turn and it is time to make a new plan! There are probably lots of things on your mind and perhaps it is hard to think clearly because you are afraid and feeling vulnerable… Read More
The onset and degree of pregnancy symptoms will vary within women. Many women experience them within days of conception, others take a few weeks before pregnancy symptoms kick in and a lucky few feel no discomfort at all… Read More
"Every time a woman has an abortion it just crushes her self-esteem smaller and smaller and smaller."
Dolores O'Riordan | Singer | The Cranberries
"I loved you before I even knew you..."
Lakita Garth | Miss Black California
"Life is sacred to me on all levels. Abortion does not compute with my philosophy."
Kate Mulgrew | Actress
"God is the only one who knows how many children we should have, and we should be ready to accept them. One can't decide for oneself who comes into this world and who doesn't. That decision doesn't belong to us."
Mel Gibson | Actor/Director
"It sounds strange for me to be saying this, but I've come around to the idea that sex really is for procreation."
Eric Clapton | Musician
"You have to be brave -- the one who speaks out for a baby -- so she or he can come into this life."
Margaret Colin | Actress
"I so believe that it is incredibly important because I see a lot of my generation being ripped off in this area, really thrown a lie that you can do whatever feels good, just please yourself, and they are not talking about the consequences."
Rebecca St. James | Christian Artist
"We need to support these women who are in crisis pregnancy... I have no choice but to defend the most vulnerable among us." Kathy Ireland | Supermodel
"Every 36 seconds in America a women lays her body down, forced to choose abortion out of a lack of practical resources and emotional support. Abortion is a reflection that society has failed women." Patricia Heaton | Actress
"I was stunned when I saw on the ultrasound a tiny, living creature spinning around in my womb. Tap-dancing, I think. Waving its tiny arms around and trying to suck its thumb. I could have sworn I heard it laughing. "Madonna
"I had the abortion and paid for it all my life."
Jennifer O'Neil | Model/Actress
Standup Girl "Take Charge of Your Unexpected Pregnancy"