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 […]

My Siblings Have Birth Defects: An Interview With Marcus Kendall

During National Birth Defects Prevention Month, we may be tempted to think only of the problems that birth defects cause. By doing so, we can overlook the power of a child born with defects to transform a family. At Choices Pregnancy Center we talked with Marcus Kendall, whose parents welcomed children with birth defects like […]

Adoption: You Need to Know It’s Not Just Giving Up

For decades people have described adoption with words like “giving your child up” or “putting your child up” for adoption. It’s as if they think a mother who makes an adoption plan is just abandoning her child or displaying him for sale! If you’re a pregnant woman in a difficult situation, don’t let those old-fashioned […]

Pregnant At the Crossroads: What Difference Will Your Choice Make?

At this important intersection, which way will you turn? Once you make that turn, where will that lead you? Will you find yourself on a one-way street, with no way to turn back? Or will you find yourself heading for all the things that matter most to you? If you can’t see around the corner, […]

Mapmaker Mom: Choosing the Better of Two Paths

You’ve decided to see your pregnancy through. You already know that your life is changing to bring life to this new little person. You have taken a very mature step in considering the needs of your child ahead of your own comfort and convenience. That says a lot about your ability to make sacrifices for […]

I’m Pregnant! Now What?

You are probably thinking…I’ve seen the test results, this is really happening, it is starting to sink in… I. Am. Pregnant. Now, how do I tell my parents or others who are important to me? What will their reaction be? Most young women worry about this step.  We want to share some ideas to help […]