Lies We Believe about Sex and Happiness

Why do we let the voices around us—our peers, the actors on TV, or others—convince us we need to conform to the looks and actions of their “ideal” person? If Netflix told us an apple was the “ideal” fruit, would we try to make oranges, pineapples, pears, and grapes all look and taste like apples? […]

What Men Need to Know About Pregnancy

Your partner is pregnant. You’re becoming a father. You’ve just gotten used to the idea. Maybe even a little excited about it. Now what? Wondering what to expect? How to help? How you’ll make it through? Help is here. Keep reading for a quick guide to the most important things men need to know when […]

Men’s Health During a Pregnancy: Do We Care?

Does a pregnancy center have anything to do with men’s health? Isn’t pregnancy a women’s issue? Those questions are exactly why we address men’s health related to a pregnancy. To begin with, if there’s a pregnancy, a man has been involved. When he wants to stay involved, supporting his health will promote better outcomes for […]

Unexpected Pregnancy: How to Choose the Best Way Forward

You’re holding a positive pregnancy test in your hand. This was not supposed to happen. Not now. But it did. What are you going to do?

Surprising Women’s Health Benefits at Choices Pregnancy Center

Women are fascinating and complex human beings. Their health involves the entirety of their bodies, minds, and spirits. It makes sense, then, that serving “women’s health” would promote the well-being of all three facets of a woman. At Choices Pregnancy Center, we promote women’s health in multiple ways.

Resilient Kids and How to Raise Them

You’ve seen resilient children: the ones who fall down and get back up. The ones who try something, fail, and try again. Resilient kids are problem-solvers. They face the future with confidence and hold onto hope when things get tough. Would you like to raise your child to be resilient too?

Preventing Child Abuse When Tension Rises

Quarantined by COVID? Stuck at home in nasty weather? Laid up, laid off, or otherwise unable to get away from home? Then watch out for rising tension, one of the most common triggers of child abuse.

Powerful Connections: When Your Friends Have Friends

When you face a crisis, you find out how powerful connections are. It goes back to the old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Sometimes, who you know makes the difference between succeeding and failing in tough times.

Choices: Our Calm Response to the Coronavirus Crisis

Concerns about the coronavirus, COVID 19, have caused uncertainty in many parts of our society. In the midst of the upheaval, we at Choices Pregnancy Center are certain that serving our neighbors’ pregnancy and parenting needs remains our top priority. Therefore, we choose to continue serving, calmly and with appropriate care for our neighbors’ health […]

20/20 Vision for Life: Seeing the Impossible Happen

“Minnesota Nice” is alive and well in our community. But many of us feel being “nice” isn’t enough. We see hurting families and individuals, and we want to heal the pain and help people find positive solutions in difficult situations. We want to offer compassion to all those struggling people. Sometimes that can seem impossible. […]