Smokefree Pregnancy: Why You Need to Kick the Habit

Choosing to give birth to a child—like any other choice—leads to more choices down the road. For women who smoke, the choice to kick that habit may come next. At Choices Pregnancy Center, we support women who make such positive choices for their own health and their child’s. Yet we know that ending an addiction […]

4 Steps to Joy in the Journey of Parenting

If you were to make a movie about parenting, would you fill the screen with joyful moments or with the moments when drudgery reigns? Would you show a weary mom navigating runny noses, laundry, and endless crying? Or a mother and child snuggling and giggling together? Or would you include both? If you said both, […]

The Gift You’re Expecting

Have you ever gotten a Christmas gift you weren’t expecting? Maybe even one you didn’t want? An unexpected pregnancy can feel like that. It threatens to completely change your world. And this change was not what you were hoping for. But what if this pregnancy is actually a good gift?

Adoption: Could it Be Best for Your Child?

All parents agree: deciding what’s best for our children is a heavy responsibility. All of us wonder at times whether someone else could raise our children better than we can. And some of us have discovered the answer is “yes.” That’s when it makes sense to make an adoption plan. Being a good parent may […]

New Look for 2018 Holiday Shopping Open House

In honor of Choices Pregnancy Center’s 25th Anniversary, our 2018 Holiday Shopping Open House will adopt a new look. Because, after all a special anniversary calls for something other than your ordinary Holiday Shopping Open House! Here’s what’s different this year: Location: We’ll be at the Redwood Area Community Center. Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm Date: […]

Family After Family: The Difference We Make

For twenty-five years, Choices Pregnancy Center has been offering hope and help were once there was none. For women and men facing challenging pregnancy situations, we have been the safe place to go with questions, fears, and doubts. Some of our clients say we are the one place they can relax. They know we are […]

How to Reduce Your Baby’s Risk of SIDS

SIDS. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. And if you’re expecting a child, it can really get you worrying. After all, SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is the unexplainable and unexpected death of a baby less than one year old. There is no known cause. Scientists do know, however, that it causes about half of […]

Graduate While Pregnant? Yes You Can

A pregnancy test was probably the one test you hoped to flunk in high school. But here you are. Pregnant, with a long list of classes to finish. Graduation may seem completely out of reach. But it’s not. Sure, it will be an uphill climb. But you can do it. Others before you have succeeded. […]

The Abortion Pill: What You Need to Know

“Can’t I just take a pill and make this pregnancy go away?” That may be what you’ve heard. But if you’re asking this question, you’re smart enough to guess that’s not quite the whole story. Choices Pregnancy Center is not a medical clinic. But we are here to help you learn all the facts about […]

Breastfeeding Your Baby: What You Need to Know

Are you considering breastfeeding your baby? That’s a valiant act of motherhood! Here are some tips we’ve collected from some of our go-to resources to help you on your way.* Why Breastfeed? You have choices about how to feed your baby. Find out why breastfeeding is best, hands down. Look at these benefits for baby […]