Author Archives: Carol Maglov

2018 Milestones


This year Birthright International is celebrating 50 years of ministry. Birthright was the first pregnancy center in existence, back in 1968, years before abortion was even legal. Our founder, Louise Summerhill wanted to offer a positive alternative to women in a crisis pregnancy. She began with a small office in…  
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How Many Birthright Hands Will Touch a Woman in Need?


…the volunteer who answers the phone when the client initially calls. That person needs a steady hand, and block out everything in order to focus on the woman’s call. This may be the first contact a client has with Birthright, and it’s important that we convey our desire to help….  
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2018 Annual Appeal Letter


Dear Birthright Friend, I humbly come to you with our annual appeal letter. I feel so strongly about the Birthright ministry and the important work God is doing through our volunteers. I wish you could look into the eyes of each person who comes to Birthright for help. In spite…  
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Meet Sean Nolan, Birthright Board Member


In 2015 my wife, Hannah, and I packed up everything we owned and moved from Albany, NY to Harford County, MD so I could accept a position as the family life pastor at Christ Fellowship Church. We put our two-year-old, Knox, and our newborn, Hazel, in their car seats and welcomed the unknown…  
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Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign Expands


Birthright began the Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign to offer students a way to help us. My hope was to spread the message of Birthright, and if we received extra money it would be a great bonus. What we found was that a little spare change can indeed add up quickly….  
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“Do You Ever See the Mother and Baby After the Birth?”


I am always surprised when I’m asked that question. At our Birthright once we believe that the days and weeks after birth are so important and when a mom may need us the most. You see, you can’t tell a woman to have a baby and then walk away. Doing…  
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Always A Parent


In May we celebrate Mother’s Day, and in June we celebrate Father’s Day.  This is a joyous opportunity to tell our mother and father how much they mean to us.  While this is a great day of remembrance, it is also a difficult day for the mother and father who…  
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Step by Step


While pregnancy and their related issues are the objective of the Birthright ministry, our volunteers see and do so much more. Volunteers see clients on a regular basis who deal with issues of abortion, rape, abuse, addiction, homeless, jobless, and limited education. Some have mental and/or physical disabilities, sexually transmitted…  
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Please Don’t Judge Me


The door to our office opened, and in walked a woman who was visibly upset.  As I greeted her tears flooded her eyes and she cried, “Please don’t judge me.”  I gently replied, “I promise I won’t.”   She said she had been struggling emotionally with a recent abortion, and…  
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Do You Ever Wonder if the Kindness You Extend Today has any Long Term Significance?


Do you ever wonder if the kindness you extend today has any long term significance? There once was a teenage Girl who found herself pregnant and thought her world would end. She met a Woman who held out her hand and said she would walk with the Girl on her…  
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