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Are Pregnancy Resource Centers Fake Clinics?

Like many clients before her, Jill walked away from the Pregnancy Center feeling relieved and pleasantly surprised at the care she had received. Her pregnancy test had been negative, and she was thankful to have a safe place to talk to someone, no strings attached. “You guys were so nice! I’m definitely going to tell my friends about this place.”

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Vaping: Safe Alternative for Smoking During Pregnancy?

Is vaping safer during pregnancy than traditional cigarettes? The truth of the matter is, no. There isn’t any evidence that conclusively shows what the actual risks are related to electronic cigarettes. But studies have shown that traditional cigarettes and nicotine are not good during pregnancy and can be detrimental to you and your baby.

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Considering A Self-Managed Abortion? Know These Important Facts First

You may have missed a period and taken an at-home pregnancy test (or five!). You weren’t planning to get pregnant and now you’re wondering what to do. You may have heard about self-managed abortions and this option seems private, inexpensive, and convenient. But there are some things you should know before purchasing medication online.

Prenatal Depression

My Story of Prenatal Depression: What It’s Really Like

No matter how hard I tried, the listless, melancholy feelings were difficult to shake. With the move and complete change of lifestyle, I suddenly found myself lonely, without any activities or friends, and everything I had known in my life had changed. I wasn’t as sick as I had been, but the changes were overwhelming. I was thrilled to have my baby growing inside, but my world turned gray and murky. Nothing seemed fun.

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6 Pieces of Advice for New Moms

Stepping into motherhood can feel a little like stepping off a moving walkway. Life has changed abruptly and so much feels unfamiliar and uncomfortable. Here’s 5 things new moms need to know.

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Ali’s Story

If you are walking through an unplanned pregnancy, you might be feeling overwhelmed or scared. Maybe your mind is racing with thoughts like, “I’m not in a place to parent. I can’t provide for a baby right now. I can’t be a single mom.” You may still be in the process of deciding what to do and you feel unsure of the way forward.
No one plans to parent alone.