Pro Life vs. Pro Birth-A Mother’s take

Wanting every baby to have as much love as my baby does.

The recent Alabama legislation, with the strictest abortion laws to date, has sliced my moral compass into dueling pieces. As a new mother, I do believe in the life of embryos. Two years ago at two months pregnant, I became infatuated by the miracle inside of me. Her first heartbeat sent me to the moon (and back). I delighted in each tummy kick when I whispered her secret name. I marveled at her tenacity even then.

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Heidi K. Isern

Heidi K. Isern

writer. thinker. whiskey drinker. let me help you tell your story. Published here, there and elsewhere across the world. @hisern / www.heidiisern.com