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Questions Parents Should Ask Themselves

Parenting is rewarding, but also involves a lot of work. It is not unusual for parents (especially first-time parents) to feel overwhelmed and exhausted by their responsibilities. Every parent wants the best for their child. Sometimes, parents become so obsessed with their kids’ happiness that they go to extreme lengths to fulfill their desires. Parents […]

9 Questions to Ask If You’re Thinking About Adoption Options for Your Child

Every child deserves a loving and caring family; however, not all kids are fortunate enough to grow under the support of a forever family. According to a study, there are about 500,000 children in U.S. foster care. Many women who experience an unwanted pregnancy feel pressured to have an abortion. Several hundreds of thousands of […]

Healthy Pregnancy Tips: Your Guide to Healthy Pregnancy

There is a reason why women are revered and honored in different cultures. Only women have the power of bringing new life into this world. A woman carries a new life in her womb for nine months, before giving birth. Pregnancy is a life-changing experience for a woman. The excitement of carrying a new life […]

How Does the Abortion Pill Work?

Finding out that you are pregnant can be a life-changing experience. You will weigh the pros and cons before deciding your next step. It is quite possible that you may have also thought of having an abortion. It is prudent that you decide without feeling pressured, and you can do that if you understand the […]

Adoption Information and Choosing the Right Adoption Agency

An unplanned pregnancy may evoke emotions of fear or being overwhelmed, but that’s totally normal. You can look at the different options in front of you. One such option is adoption, and you might have several questions related to it. There is no need to rush or feel pressured as you have time to decide […]

Safe Surrender: The Legal Way to Give Up Your Baby

The news reports babies being abandoned by parents; and more often than not, these newborn babies are left in unsafe locations. However, in the state of California, it is illegal to abandon babies regardless of how desperate a parent is. That is where the Safely Surrendered Baby Law comes to the rescue of parents who […]

Pregnancy Symptoms to Watch Out For

Are you wondering if you are pregnant? Do you feel nauseous in the morning, and you are confused if this could be pregnancy? The only sure way to know is to take a pregnancy test. However, there are several early symptoms of pregnancy that can point to the possibility that you are indeed going to […]

Marijuana and Pregnancy: A Toxic Mix

Recently, marijuana has become legal for recreational use in California. However, if you are trying to get pregnant and stay healthy, marijuana is not the right choice for you. Researchers have found that women who regularly smoke marijuana may have irregular menstrual periods, making it tougher for them to get pregnant. Men, who smoke cannabis, […]

Forced Abortion: Can My Parents Force Me to Have an Abortion?

Being a mother is very rewarding, and yet many young women are forced to abort for several reasons. Can someone force you to have an abortion? NO! No one can make you undergo an abortion. Abortion providers in most states in the U.S. perform abortions only for women who have consciously made that decision. In […]

Are You Pregnant?

Have you just received the news that you are pregnant? There are some circumstances when pregnancy is not expected, and often comes at a difficult time. This is when a pregnancy care center can be most helpful. Regardless of whether your pregnancy is an expected one or not, it is vital to get the pregnancy […]