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Gianna Care is a non profit organisation that is committed to providing compassion, accurate information and support to anyone facing a pregnancy or in need after an abortion. We believe there is a great need in Ireland for women and their families to be given every support necessary when faced with an unexpected pregnancy. We believe every client should be treated with the utmost respect and dignity and all of the information we receive is held in strict confidence.

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Judith’s Story

My Experience With Gianna Care

Judith’s Story

My experience with Gianna Care

I wish to share my story and my experience with Gianna Care. It started when I found out that I was pregnant at the start of lockdown. I had three children of my own and a stepdaughter. My husband wasn’t working at the time due to struggling to come to terms with the loss of his mother. I’m a psychiatric nurse by trade and was so excited to start my university course again to complete my degree but no one could prepare me for finding out that I was pregnant again.

I googled 'abortions in Ireland' because quite frankly I felt that was my only option.

Gianna Care came up at the top and the phone number was right there, for non-judgemental advice through their helpline. I figured rather than suffer alone I could just speak to someone I didn’t know and who was impartial. It’s safe to say that the conversation I had changed so much for me.

“They made me realise that abortion was not my only option.”

They were human and so kind, I can’t explain it. I went from calling a stranger out of sheer panic and fear to having someone who I spoke to about everything in life with such ease. I have always said the world works in funny ways but this is by far the best thing to come out of a scary uncertain and anxious time for me.

Gianna Care have gone above and beyond for myself and my family in so many ways.

I felt sad in the beginning, crying until I couldn’t anymore because I was alone. I had my husband but it’s not the same. Now I’m happy, excited even, for this new part of our journey and I’ve not had to worry about a thing because of Gianna Care and the ladies I’ve had the pleasure of meeting have changed my life. They’ve given me someone to talk to whenever I need it and I’ve needed it more than ever the last few months even if I didn’t realise it.

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