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 […]

What Not to Say to Your Pregnant Teen Friend

When your friend first tells you she’s pregnant, you may not know exactly what to say. Pregnancy is a huge thing, and it’s going to change her life. But how can you figure out what you should—and should not—say to your friend? First, Listen Every pregnant person is unique, and the situation around your friend […]

What Will Your Friend Find at Choices Pregnancy Center?

Do you have a friend facing an unexpected pregnancy? Wishing you knew of a place where she could get help? Choices Pregnancy Center in Redwood Falls is that kind of place. We’re here to help women—and men—looking for support in handling a pregnancy they weren’t planning on. But if you’ve never been in our office, […]

You Can Help Change a Life

Imagine finding out you’re pregnant, with no idea how you will handle it. Maybe you’re already having trouble making ends meet. Maybe your boyfriend said he wants nothing to do with a baby. Or maybe you had big plans, and having a baby wasn’t part of them. Where do you go? What do you do? […]

The Christmas Baby: Why Choices Pregnancy Center Cares

For those of us working here at Choices Pregnancy Center, Christmas holds a special place in our hearts. That’s because the story of the first Christmas inspires us. It’s the story of an unexpected pregnancy and how it changed a lot of lives. Because of that story, we work all year long to pass on […]

If Not for Your Courage: a Salute to Unexpected Mothers

This is for all the women we know who didn’t expect to be mothers, but dared to embrace that privilege. Today we’re singing your praises, for you have willingly embarked on a courageous journey. …a journey whose outcome is still invisible in the mists of the future …an adventure that comes with no guarantee of […]

How to Wrestle with Unexpected Fatherhood and Win

When Alissa* showed Jake* her positive pregnancy test, Jake didn’t know what to say. Or do. He just wanted it not to be true. But there was Alissa, looking at him with her eyes full of tears. She was scared. And so was he. That’s when something inside Jake kicked into high gear. He had […]

Why We Love the Unexpected Life

Don’t you just love Easter? Here in Minnesota, buds are opening, grass is greening up, and temperatures are warming. At Choices Pregnancy Center, Easter is one of our favorite times of year. It reminds us of the power of an unexpected life. As a faith-based organization, we find in Easter a reason to celebrate the […]

Single Parenting and You: Do You Have What It Takes?

So you’re expecting—unexpectedly. What went through your mind when you found out? “What am I going to do? I’m not ready to be a mom!” “Hey, I’ve got this. My friends can do it, so I can, too.” “If I’m going to give this baby life, I want it to be a good life.” “How […]

Single Parenting: Is it as Easy as They Make it Look?

“My friend is a single mom. No problem. I can handle it, too.” That’s a can-do attitude. And that’s admirable. But is it realistic? Being a parent is arguably the most important job in the world. Doing it right is crucial. And doing it right may not be as easy as your friend makes it […]