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friend facing unplanned pregnancy

GUEST BLOG: Align Pregnancy Center When a close friend tells you they have accidentally become pregnant, you may want to offer them support, but you may not know exactly what that support should entail. After all, learning that you’re pregnant can be extremely overwhelming; what can you say to comfort someone in that situation?  Ultimately, the most important thing you…

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std education

According to the CDC, by the age of 25, one in every two Americans will have contracted a STI/STD. The most recent data shows 2.5 million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis alone in 2021. With cases so high in number, you may be wondering if you may be at risk for contracting an STI/STD. The answer is simple:…

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post abortion support

Everyday in our community and around the world, women face unexpected pregnancies. An unplanned pregnancy can initiate many emotions ranging from excitement to fear, which can result in a variety of choices. If you have experienced an unplanned pregnancy and have chosen abortion, we do not place blame or shame on you, but instead we offer post-abortion support and care…

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pregnancy and infant loss

By: Sheila, Life’s Choices volunteer October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Pregnancy and infant loss is unfortunately part of many families’ stories. Whether a loss occurred during pregnancy or sometime after birth, he/she was someone’s child, and the pain is very real no matter how tiny the baby. That’s why I felt led to share my story with…

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book recommendations

Family relationships take work! No one is a perfect parent, child, spouse or sibling, and there’s always room for growth and change. At Life’s Choices, one of our goals is to provide our community with the necessary and supplemental resources needed to develop into the best person they can be! With the right books and classes comes learning and maturing.…

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motherhood adventure

The path to motherhood is one that can start at many different entry points. For many it begins at conception. For some women, it begins with the generous and selfless gift given by another mother, or perhaps through one’s own generosity to open her home to a child in need. Rest assured, no matter how a woman’s motherhood adventure begins,…

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post roe v wade

Life’s Choices has been watching with anticipation, along with the rest of our nation, to see what decision would be coming from the Supreme Court as it relates to abortion laws. Today marks that day. Our organization does not get involved in political activism or attempting to influence legislation, as is clearly stated in our bylaws. However, we do keep…

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summer of light campaign

Our son was a new dad for less than 24 hours when he sent me this text message: “Mom,” he wrote, “I don’t think I ever thanked you for what you went through to bring me into this world.” Witnessing the birth of his daughter gave him new appreciation for the strength of a woman and the miracle of life.…

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dad you matter

As we approach Father’s Day, it’s important to consider what impact a healthy father-child relationship makes and to find practical ways to encourage that kind of relationship. DO DADS MATTER? The research is clear: fathers play an important and irreplaceable role in their children’s lives. Yes, dad — YOU MATTER! The Fatherhood Project is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower fathers…

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preparing for a post roe world

These are historic times as the Supreme Court will soon make a decision that could reverse Roe v. Wade. Should this happen, it would not make abortion illegal, but turns abortion laws back to the states to decide. Life’s Choices intentionally does not get involved in political activism. However we keep close watch on current events so that we always…

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