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WHAT ARE PREGNANCY CENTERS?

Often, women facing unintended pregnancies are not given the informed consent they deserve. They deserve to know all their options, and if they decide to move forward with parenting, should

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June 13, 2024

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THE LONG-TERM HEALTH BENEFITS OF PREGNANCY

When talking about pregnancy, we often hear about all the aches, pains, and postpartum recovery that women endure to welcome their new babies into this world. However, we rarely hear

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May 23, 2024

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LEARNING IN THE WOMB

Over the course of nine months, fetuses aren’t just growing but learning as well. After all, their brains and senses are rapidly developing. Here are a few things fetuses are

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May 9, 2024

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DO LATE-TERM ABORTIONS HAPPEN?

There is much discourse on the subject of late-term abortions. Choice advocates insist that late-term abortions simply do not happen. Is this true? We explore this topic further and share

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April 25, 2024

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COPING WITH AN UNINTENDED PREGNANCY

Facing an unintended pregnancy can be emotional and stressful, even if you have adequate support. It’s important that you approach decision-making with a clear mind, as you explore your options

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April 11, 2024

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THE HISTORY OF SAFE HAVEN BABY BOXES

For women facing unintended pregnancies, fear and urgency may cause them to make impulsive decisions. In 2016, Safe Haven Baby Boxes was established to prevent the illegal abandonment of newborn

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March 27, 2024

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EXPLAINING THE “SPARK OF LIFE” AT CONCEPTION

In recent years, scientists have discovered there is a flash of light at the moment of conception. Many people believe this is a “spark of life.” Why does this occur?

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March 14, 2024

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RESOURCES FOR NEW PARENTS

Becoming a parent is already a little scary and intimidating without the financial burdens of supporting a new life. However, there is emotional and financial support out there for new

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February 29, 2024

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FETAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE THIRD TRIMESTER

By the third trimester, your baby is already so developed — but still requires a little more time and nourishment for all its organs to be fully functional. Here’s a

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February 15, 2024

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FETAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE SECOND TRIMESTER

By 12 weeks in utero, a baby has already grown so much! The fetus is 2.5 to 3 inches long — about the size of a plum. At this stage

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January 25, 2024

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FETAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER

A fetus is a human being from the moment of conception. From conception, they have already begun growing and developing! Here’s a weekly breakdown of fetal development in the first

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January 11, 2024

Should There Be Exceptions to Abortion Bans? - When Does Life Begin?

SHOULD THERE BE EXCEPTIONS TO ABORTION BANS?

Many people believe abortion should be illegal—with some exceptions. These exceptions include fetal abnormalities, rape, health/life of the mother, etc. Let’s break down each of these exceptions and whether they

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December 21, 2023

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IS ABORTION HEALTHCARE?

Choice proponents believe women have a right to abortion because it is an essential healthcare procedure. Is abortion healthcare? To answer this question, we must define “healthcare” and take a

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December 7, 2023

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POST-ABORTIVE REGRET STATISTICS

Choice advocates assert that in the event of an unintended pregnancy, abortion is often the “right decision”. If abortion is “right”, then why do so many women struggle with severe

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4 UNPLANNED PREGNANCY OPTIONS

An unplanned pregnancy is financially, physically, and emotionally stressful. Fear often drives women and couples to choose abortion. However, there are safe alternatives to abortion that benefit everyone, including the

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FETAL RIGHTS: WHAT DOES THE CONSTITUTION SAY?

Does a fetus have rights? If so, do these rights supersede those of its mother? Let’s break down what the constitution has to say about fetal rights: The Right to

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WHAT IS BODILY AUTONOMY?

Choice advocates are adamant that illegalizing abortion violates a woman’s bodily autonomy. What is “bodily autonomy”? Does this concept hold up in the case of terminating an unintended pregnancy? Let’s

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IS A FETUS A PERSON?

Choice advocates often pose the question, “Is a fetus a person?” The “personhood” argument asserts that a fetus’ life does not hold the same value as the lives of those

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WHEN DOES LIFE BEGIN?

Morally, we cannot justify the taking of innocent lives in any context. So before forming an opinion on the topic of abortion, it’s important that we ask ourselves, “When does

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September 14, 2023