Financial questions are often a leading concern for women facing an unplanned pregnancy, but a woman’s decision to carry her baby to term is rarely determined solely by her economic situation.
Whether it’s parents concerned about the family’s reputation, a married man who’s having an affair or an uncommitted boyfriend, all have an interest in making the “problem‚” of an unplanned pregnancy go away.
It’s all too easy to feel as if the needs of the world are too many for any one of us to make a difference, but Charles Mully didn’t let that stop him from taking action to save lives.
It has been well-established for decades that there exists a dramatic connection between thriving, intact families and financial well-being for women and children. Here is a summary overview of the major academic contributions to this field of inquiry over the last few decades and their various findings.