By Lisa Bourne Serving women in unplanned pregnancy remains a crucial ministry as developments continue in the COVID-19 pandemic. This, along with the importance of health protocols, being creative in serving clients, and giving great care to pregnancy center staff and volunteers were discussed in the inaugural webinar in a series offered by Heartbeat International …Continue reading "“We believe wholeheartedly that you are essential” Heartbeat tells affiliate centers amid virus fallout"
By Secular Pro-Life If you have the financial ability to donate to a pregnancy center, now is the time to do so. Pregnancy centers and their clients face tremendous challenges from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Nearly three out of four people who have abortions say that financial strain contributed to the abortion decision (“I can’t …Continue reading "Pregnancy resource centers need your support now more than ever"
By Karen Ingle Editor’s note. This ran February 26 at Pregnancy Help News and is reposted with permission. When executive director DeAndra Ketter sliced through a giant red ribbon outside The Place of Healing in Darlington, S.C., on January 30, she and the record-setting crowd were celebrating the fruition of a vision almost over five …Continue reading "South Carolina maternity home prepares to serve its first five teen moms"
By Gayle Irwin Pastor’s wife and former pregnancy center executive director Janet Travis found similarities between the women of Mongolia and herself when took a recent mission trip to assist pregnancy centers to that country. “I had an abortion at 18,” said Travis. “I believed the lie that (a baby) is just a clump of …Continue reading "Former New Mexico center director assists pregnancy centers in Mongolia"
By Right to Life of Michigan The Pregnancy Aid clinic in Detroit has had an exciting new development that’s been years in the making. They are now the owners of a new building—previously a dentist’s office—right next door to the abortion facility in Eastpointe. The dream for this location began years ago, when several people from Pregnancy …Continue reading "Metro Detroit Abortion Facility Has New Pro-Life Neighbors"
By Susanne Maynes In many towns and cities across the U.S. and around the world, small non-profit organizations provide services to a slice of the population facing a certain crisis. For over forty years, pregnancy help centers have reached out to women and men facing unplanned pregnancies. These centers, also known as pregnancy centers or …Continue reading "Five reasons why our communities need pregnancy help centers"
By Karen Ingle When executive director DeAndra Ketter sliced through a giant red ribbon outside The Place of Healing in Darlington, S.C., on January 30, she and the record-setting crowd were celebrating the fruition of a vision almost over five years in development. Ketter’s new maternity home will soon welcome five expectant mothers between the …Continue reading "South Carolina maternity home prepares to serve its first five teen moms"
By Katie Franklin Autumn was right on the brink of a positive life change when the abuse she was suffering from her baby’s father came to a boiling point. It was two weeks before her interview for nursing school, and her abuser had asked her to come to his house. While there, an argument escalated, …Continue reading "From domestic abuse to Capitol Hill: How one mom found freedom and new life at a pro-life maternity home"
By Albany Update On February 10, 2020, the New York State Senate Women’s Issues Committee was scheduled to meet in Albany. The committee calendar indicated that the pregnancy center disclosure bill, Bill S.2264-Hoylman/A.2352-Glick, would be considered that day. As Albany Update has previously reported, the pregnancy center disclosure bill would compel pro-life pregnancy centers, “upon first …Continue reading "New York pregnancy center bill withdrawn from senate consideration"
By Katie Franklin When Chelsea walked into The Hope Clinic in Decatur, Indiana, her plan was pretty straightforward: Find out how far along she was in her pregnancy, and proceed to have an abortion. Hurting from drug use and a previous abortion, she just didn’t believe she deserved another chance at motherhood. All Chelsea wanted …Continue reading "Post-abortive mom chooses life, tells moms facing unplanned pregnancy: “You can do it”"
By Laura Roesler Some valuable perspective can come from those who have walked in the shoes of clients served by the pregnancy help community, and it’s something good to keep at the forefront while performing pregnancy help ministry. During her junior year at Auburn University Kaitlyn Willing found out she was pregnant. “I knew in …Continue reading "How pregnancy help clients see it"
By Gayle Irwin A Wyoming pregnancy help center is now offering women in the process of chemical abortion a second chance to save their unborn baby through the abortion pill reversal (APR) protocol. Centrally located in a state with a population smaller than many major cities, True Care Women’s Resource Center in Casper began providing APR in January. “It is important for …Continue reading "Wyoming pregnancy center now offers hope after chemical abortion with Abortion Pill Reversal"