Adoption Can Be a Beautiful Option

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, it’s normal to feel a sense of panic. Many women feel overwhelmed by the idea of being pregnant, let alone becoming a mom. Some women may consider abortion as a quick solution, while others begin to consider what life with a new baby might look like. Women often feel pressure…

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Here Comes the Sun…

Summer is just around the corner, and it is high time to consider what to do when the warmer days roll in. Calendar looking a little lack luster? Here are some ideas to jumpstart a summer of fun, self-improvement, and adventure! So, if you are into those things-keep scrolling! Five Ways to Get Ready for…

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Recovery After Abortion

Did you know that 1 in 4 women will have had an abortion by age 45? (FOTF Advocacy Team, 2021) This statistic also reflects the partners of women who obtain abortions. There is a broad range of emotions that emerge after having an abortion. Many women and men feel guilt, regret, shame, sorrow, and anger after an…

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Reading to Baby

Reading is The Key to Boosting Your Baby’s Brain Power So, you’re going to have a baby! Congratulations! Now you’re thinking about all the ways to give your baby the best start: the right crib, breast vs. bottle, car seats, strollers, bouncy seats, swings, sleep routines – the list is practically endless! But did you…

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Adverse Fetal Diagnosis: Peer Mentors Needed

When Heidi and Casey heard the news that their unborn child had a hole in his skull and a myriad of other possible medical complications, they immediately felt shocked and overwhelmed. The medical terms and treatment options were coming at them quickly.  “I was just sitting there trying to figure out what they even said,”…

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Help for Families Facing a Challenging Fetal Diagnosis

The words you never want to hear during your baby’s ultrasound: “It looks like there may be something wrong…” Joy and excitement can quickly turn to sadness, fear, and uncertainty when facing the possibility of an adverse or challenging fetal diagnosis. Families are often immediately flooded with medical information, terms and phrases they’ve never heard,…

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5 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

One of the things that often comes to mind at holiday time, as well as in conversations with friends, is “family traditions.” Things like: When and how to decorate the Christmas tree, special foods to prepare, and types of gifts to give – are all often handed down from generation to generation. But some families…

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When to Start Prenatal Care

Whether a pregnancy is planned or unexpected, starting prenatal care should be at the top of every expecting mother’s to-do list. The first prenatal visit should occur between the first 6-8 weeks of pregnancy. According to the NIH (2017), “pre-pregnancy and prenatal care can help prevent complications and inform women about important steps they can…

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What’s the Deal with Abortion Pill Reversal?

“I took the abortion pill,” said a tearful voice over the phone. “And now I wish I hadn’t. What do I do?” Calls like this one are not uncommon, but often women having second thoughts about taking the abortion pill don’t realize that it may not be too late to change their mind. Medical abortion,…

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