Preparing for Baby with BrightCourse

We recently began offering BrightCourse curriculum to our Thrive clients. One of the reasons we love this video-streaming service is that our clients can access the curriculum from anywhere. A few weeks ago, we had a visit from a precious couple who were preparing for the birth of their first child. They were living in…

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Tatum

Our Executive Director, Robin Mauck, recently received a text from a former patient who first visited us when she found herself in an unexpected pregnancy. Tatum chose to parent her baby and completed our Thrive program. She is the proud mother of a precious daughter and expressed her gratitude to Obria for walking alongside her.…

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A Story of Empowerment

This story is from Sharyn, our Empowered Director. Along with her team of educators, Sharyn visits local middle and high schools in Gwinnett County to teach about healthy relationships and discovering one’s purpose. She also recently began meeting with patients at the Clinic, too! ________________ I love speaking to youth and young adults about healthy…

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A Change of Heart

We had a patient who began seeing us for Well-Woman care. She had several appointments with us over the last 6 months for various symptoms and testing. During her most recent appointment with our Nurse Practitioner, she casually mentioned that she was pregnant but already had an appointment scheduled at Planned Parenthood for an abortion.…

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Thankful

We recently enjoyed a visit from a previous patient. She came to bring some donations and to say “hello.” She had her soon-to-be 3-year-old son with her, and was so excited to be able to share her gratefulness in hugs and in a tangible way with donations. She was not a young mother when she…

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Divine Appointment

“A” recently visited Obria with her boyfriend for pregnancy testing and consultation. This story is told by one of our volunteer Patient Care Advocates who met with “A.” When I called her back for her pregnancy consultation, she appeared very down and burdened. When we settled in the Consultation Room, I asked her what was…

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“God is my strength.”

A patient recently visited us for a pregnancy test and she was considering abortion because she was already a single mother to her young son, had no family or support system, and worked a grueling 60-70 hours a week. Additionally, her partner was recently incarcerated and would not be on hand to help raise the…

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Full Circle

We recently received a donation of materials from Franky’s Real Auto in Norcross. Gabriel Franky and his fiancé, Carla, dropped off the items at the Clinic, all of which were donated by their customers. Franky’s Real Auto hosted a drive campaign to benefit children in the community and they chose for Obria to be a…

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10 Years Later

A patient recently visited us for pregnancy confirmation and for multiple ultrasounds. It was her third pregnancy and she was concerned about potential problems. During one of the ultrasounds, she began speaking with our staff and praising Obria. She said, “Thank you so much for the work you do here. You all are wonderful.” She…

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Diamond Ring

A woman recently came to Obria for a pregnancy test and consultation. She was very abortion-minded and had already chosen abortion for another pregnancy several years ago. She was a mother of three children and was in a new relationship with the father of the baby (who already had six children). She said she didn’t…

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