Your Resilience Superpower and How to Get it

What do you do when an unintended pregnancy threatens to radically change your life? Life has thrown you a curve, and you’ve got to deal with it. In a word, you need to be resilient. Resilient people bounce back. They hit hard times and still find a good way forward. They fall down and climb […]

Building Resilient Families through Change for Life

When life hits hard like a hurricane, what does it take to stay standing? Resilience. Resilience is “the ability to recover readily from adversity.” In other words, resilient people can bounce back after trouble hits. Are You Resilient? Our community includes lots of folks who are hardy enough to bounce back after trouble. Maybe you’re […]

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?

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 […]