Birthright Director's Blog


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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May I Help You?


I was only a few days late on my period – nothing to worry about really. I bought the pregnancy test to simply ease my mind. My whole world stopped as I looked down and saw the plus sign. I was seized with terror and could hardly breath. There must…  
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Birthright is About Caring for Individuals and Families, Not Politics


During this 2016 election cycle people want to discuss politics with Birthright.  They are surprised, and often annoyed that we won’t discuss politics at all.  Politics are about various issues and Birthright is never about issues, it’s about a person’s needs.  Our care is individualized to the person we are…  
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