Do You Need a Lighthouse in Your Storm?

When life gets stormy, most people need help navigating the rough seas. Never is this truer than when the sky darkens over your most important relationship, especially when it is challenged by an unexpected pregnancy. That’s why Choices Pregnancy Center is here: to stand as a lighthouse for you. Whether you’re worried about unseen dangers, […]

How to Empower Pregnant Women for Success

Trini* faced an unwanted pregnancy in the midst of a job loss and a broken relationship that left her homeless just before college resumed in the fall. How do you empower a woman like Trini? Some would say it’s empowering to “solve” one of Trini’s problems by ending her pregnancy. The rest she’ll just have […]

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?

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.

Pregnant? Yes There is Hope for You

Hope is like a beckoning light on a dark day—it’s what gives us to courage to keep pushing forward against life’s obstacles. But sometimes obstacles—like an unexpected pregnancy—loom so large that they block the light of hope. We grow fearful and discouraged, and we stop pursuing our dreams. We give up. Even though hope is […]

Unexpected Pregnancy: Hard Time to be Thankful?

Thankfulness may be the last thing on your mind when you encounter an unexpected pregnancy. But gratitude may be exactly what’s needed to help you move through this experience in ways that bring you joy and hope. Don’t believe it’s possible? Read on. Why be Thankful? Research shows that when we’re stressed, gratitude can help […]

Will Adoption Be a Chapter in Your Pregnancy Story?

People like stories that sound real. Stories where good things are mixed in with the bad things. We especially like stories that start out risky or dark and end up in a happy, surprising place. These feel like stories that matter. That’s why it matters what you write into your story of unexpected pregnancy. Because […]

Feeling Stuck? Your Life Coach Can Help

Finding out you’re pregnant can reveal a whole lot of things. . . . a weakness in your romantic relationship. . . .the downside of some lifestyle choices. . . . the feeling you’re stuck in a rut. And you want out. But how can you change your life’s direction? We Get By With a […]

Will This Pregnancy Ruin My Plans?

Life is full of surprises. Pregnancy may be one of them. But pregnancy doesn’t need to ruin all your plans. Let’s talk about ways to stay on track even when pregnancy catches you by surprise. Will pregnancy make me drop out of school? No. Whether you’re in high school or college, you don’t have to […]

How to Turn Setbacks into Opportunities

How do you respond to setbacks? Do they send you into a tailspin? Do they drive you to seek easy answers—before you’ve even thought about the questions? Most of us take negative surprises like a collision with a wall. All we can think about is the pain we’re in. The mess we’re in. So we […]