Mary Holloman, Author at The Pregnancy Network • Page 5 of 31

Author: Mary Holloman

Abortion Sidewalk

A New Path: One Woman’s Return to an Abortion Facility

Sarah spends many Saturday mornings outside the abortion facility in Greensboro. She volunteers as a Sidewalk Advocate with The Pregnancy Network. A decade ago, she visited the same abortion facility under much different circumstances. Today, she bravely visits the same sidewalk she stood on so many years before.  She’s there to show women love and

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Doing Life Together: Connect Mentorship

Doing Life Together: Connect Mentorship

When Eva* joined Connect Mentorship at The Pregnancy Network over the summer, she had no idea she would become such close friends with her mentor, Ashley*.  For some women, encouragement is needed in the form of a text or occasional phone call. Sometimes support looks like meeting over coffee. For others, knowing they can ask

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Young Women Need Advocates

‘Young Women Need Advocates’: Why One Volunteer Serves

Meet Carrie, a Peer Advocate at The Pregnancy Network. Her role is to meet with women and provide support and counsel during appointments. Though the training process for this volunteer position is lengthy, she says she is passionate about providing encouragement to women in the community—because she’s walked in their shoes.  Encouraging Others Carrie walked

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Faith and Unplanned Pregnancy

Faith and Unplanned Pregnancy

Hannah* sat with her RN and trained peer advocate at her appointment at The Pregnancy Network. She shared how, though she was anxious about challenges ahead, her faith in Christ would get her through. She was confident in her faith, and thankful she could trust in God’s plan for her life.  After the appointment, our

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Unplanned Fatherhood

Unplanned Fatherhood

Unplanned I sat on the floor in my room, holding a positive pregnancy test. “It’s positive,” I whispered over the phone. He was silent. I held my breath. “Well.” The sound of his phone shifting from one ear to the other. “Do you hope we have a boy or a girl?” Tears streamed down my

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6 ways my dad has changed me

6 Ways My Dad Has Changed Me

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day. In a world where it seems there’s no shortage of negative news lately, it may be tempting to gloss over this annual holiday. But the role of fathers in the lives of their children can’t be overstated. So in the spirit of celebrating all the wonderful, hardworking, cheesy joke-telling

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Pregnancy 101 class

Pregnancy 101 Class: A Place to Build Relationships

This week 14 women graduated from The Pregnancy Network’s latest session of our Pregnancy 101 class. The free class gives moms guidance for a healthy pregnancy and how to prepare to welcome their babies. Equipped with knowledge and the latest recommendations from the medical field, these women are ready to thrive in motherhood.  The class

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