Journey House Pregnancy Resource center

Pregnancy

Morning Sickness

How to Survive Morning Sickness

If you are pregnant and struggling with nausea and vomiting, also known as morning sickness, you are not alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, 70% of all pregnant women experience morning sickness during pregnancy.

Foods to avoid while pregnant

5 Things to Avoid While Pregnant

Long before discovering a “positive” on that pregnancy test, you became a mom. You are now carrying someone who is completely dependent on you for their survival. As you dream about the baby you will one day hold in your arms, it’s necessary to make good decisions to protect the child growing within you.

Pregnancy and Covid-19

Pregnancy & COVID-19

While the news and social media are constantly bombarding us with statistics and worse-case scenarios, we at Journey House want to provide education about COVID-19 and how it may or may not affect pregnancy. We hope to put your mind at ease, and help you make wise decisions for you and your baby.

Eating for two

Eating For Two

This reality usually provides an excuse to double up on portion size or indulge in all those pregnancy cravings, and can be especially tempting after surviving morning sickness and struggling with food aversion.

How soon after sex can I know if I'm pregnant

How Soon After Sex Can I Know If I’m Pregnant?

If you’ve had unprotected sex or a contraception “fail”, you might be wondering whether you could be pregnant. It’s important to understand the facts about ovulation and fertilization, as well as be informed about emergency contraception, or the “Plan B” pill.

My adoption story

My Adoption Story

I was 15. I was in denial, but now almost two months had passed and I had to know for sure. I parked the car far off and walked the rest of the way to Planned Parenthood. I was so nervous someone would recognize me! No one knew my secret.