Overwhelming Love Amidst an Unplanned Pregnancy — Carmen's Story

What do you call that? How do you put a word to what a mom does when she places her child for adoption?

Overwhelming love.

Carmen was the straight-A student who was raised in the church. So it came as a shock when she got pregnant during her junior year of high school. She was overcome with guilt and shame for her unplanned pregnancy and how she had disappointed her mom. Carmen considered two pregnancy options — she would either raise her son or place him for adoption.

Watch as Carmen recounts the drama involved with this difficult decision and shares the underlying peace and joy she possessed along the way.

Carmen recalls the drama, joy, sorrow, peace, and the reasons why she decided to place her son for adoption.