‘If I put him up for adoption, will he have a better chance at life than the one I can give?’: Mom thanks nurse who talked her ‘off the ledge’ into raising son

“No one was thrilled I was pregnant. No one had faith in me. So many things rushed through my head: ‘Better with someone else. Better life. Better moms out in the world.’ I remember the nurse’s face. A look of confusion. Then she smiled and said, ‘Take a deep breath and get some sleep. I will be back in a bit to discuss anything you need.'”

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