By Leslie Leyland Fields Reviewed by Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. I lead an adult Sunday School class. This last week a member asked for prayers for her daughter who is pregnant and 45 years old. My own mother had my youngest brother when she was 40 and I was a freshman in college. To say …Continue reading "“Surprise Child: Finding Hope in Unexpected Pregnancy”"
By Tamara El-Rahi A few weeks before I knew I was pregnant, something felt different. I avoided soft cheese when offered, just in case. And I continued to wonder whether maybe, just maybe, there might be a special little life growing inside of me. When I did take the at-home pregnancy test, my husband and …Continue reading "Babies make an impact long before they’re born"
By Lauren Urrea It’s only by God’s grace and with His given strength that I was ever able to talk publicly about my pregnancy. Those closest to me can attest to what used to be my extreme fear of being in front of a crowd. It started when I was young and continued all the …Continue reading "Sing It Loud: Why Sharing Your Unplanned Pregnancy Story Matters"
By Bryan Kemper How do you answer your teenage daughter when she tells you she’s pregnant? I have spent close to 30 years standing outside abortion mills talking to men and women about alternatives to abortion, pleading with them to know that their child is a gift from God and no matter what got them …Continue reading "How Do You Answer Your Teenage Daughter When She Tells You She’s Pregnant?"
By Lisa Bourne SAN PEDRO, California, December 3, 2018 – A California mother of three facing leukemia while expecting twins received news last week that may save her life after tens of thousands stepped up to potentially donate bone marrow. Susie Rabaca was praying for a perfect match so she could stay alive for her …Continue reading "Pregnant with twins and facing leukemia, this mother of 3 just found a bone marrow match"
By Dave Andrusko Recently I had a conversation with a woman I hadn’t seen for a long time and, out of the blue, she told me she was expecting. Like an increasing number of women these days, she was having her first child later in life. I don’t know whether she was seeing this news …Continue reading "Later in life and unexpectedly pregnant"
By Dave Andrusko In our culture, equipped with a gazillion cell phone cameras and a multiplicity of recording devices, every once in a while when an unhinged pro-abortionist goes off on a pro-lifer, occasionally it’s get captured and makes its way onto the internet. More than ever, such off-the-wall comments are common currency, now that …Continue reading "Basic dos-and-don’ts men should know when helping women face an unplanned pregnancy"
By Rebecca Downs Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Newsbusters. Society often tells young women that they have to choose between either their unborn children or their careers, but one defiant singer refuses to choose on Fox’s music drama Star. Season 3 of Star began last week with the arrival of a …Continue reading "‘Star’s’ Pro-Life Message: ‘I Don’t Intend on [Pregnancy] Slowing Down My Career in the Slightest’"
By Katie Franklin Looking for another way to support your clients as they prepare for the arrival of their precious babies? Researchers at Baylor University are offering $50 Walmart gift cards to expectant mothers and fathers who complete their study over the next few weeks. Conducted by university professors, the study focuses on expectant married couples’ …Continue reading "New Study Offers Financial Opportunity for Pregnancy Center Clients"
By Jen Taggart Felonee Joo was 16 when she found out she was pregnant with her son Trinidy in 1999—the first of two challenging pregnancies that would set her on a course to serve other women in similar circumstances. “I was scared because I was certainly wondering what I was going to do, how I …Continue reading "How Two Difficult Pregnancies Led One Woman to New Gig Serving Pregnant Women"
“She gave me hope” By SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Writing in the Times [of London], Emily Beater describes finding out she “was pregnant aged 19 during ‘freshers’ week at Oxford University, in one of the communal bathrooms in my college.” Her boyfriend and her family were both supportive, and, perhaps surprisingly, …Continue reading "“My daughter’s easily the best thing that’s ever happened to me”: the challenges and joys of being a pregnant college freshman"
By Tamara El-Rahi A few weeks before I knew I was pregnant, something felt different. I avoided soft cheese when offered, just in case. And I continued to wonder whether maybe, just maybe, there might be a special little life growing inside of me. When I did take the at-home pregnancy test, my husband and …Continue reading "The everyday miracle that is pregnancy"