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S1E6: Building Healthy Financial Habits

Christie Smith is the Interim President and CEO of Acclaim Federal Credit Union and faithful volunteer and Peer Advocate at The Pregnancy Network. This month, she joined host Chloe Boyle on Pregnancy Has Entered the Chat to discuss Building Healthy Financial Habits. Discover how to shift your mindset, create an accurate budget, access practical resources

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S1E5: A Conversation with Doula and Lactation Consultant Grace Johnson

Grace Johnson is a doula, lactation consultant, and faithful volunteer at The Pregnancy Network. Her empowering first birth experience inspired her to equip women to “have the birth they want”. She received free services and information that eased her struggle with breastfeeding. She wanted to share that same support with other women, and now serves

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The Emotions of an Unplanned Pregnancy

A positive pregnancy test can leave you with a whole range of emotions: anxiety, joy, fear, and confusion. Whether you were expecting it or not, pregnancy is a huge, life-changing event. It’s okay to feel however you’re feeling. Here are 3 simple next steps you can take to feel informed and confident. 3 Steps to

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Compassionate Care: Unqualified to Throw Stones

My mind raced back to the things I’m least proud of, and my heart filled with compassion for a woman I’ve never met.  There she was—a woman, alone and ashamed, in the middle of the temple. Not brought there on her own accord, she was likely afraid and certainly at the mercy of the judgment

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5 Tips From Moms and Dads Who Have Been There

If you just found out you’re pregnant, you may be both overwhelmed and overjoyed when thinking about the journey of parenthood. And that’s okay! It can be a lot to think about all that goes into parenting while also being incredibly excited for the joy new life will bring. We asked seasoned parents what advice

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encontrar tu comunidad

Resources to Help You Find Your Village

If you just found out you’re pregnant, there can be a lot to process. Unsupportive partners, lack of a community, and financial struggles can make an unplanned pregnancy feel impossible. You may be wondering what it would be like to be a parent or whether it’s something you could handle. Let me encourage you. You

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empowering women through holistic care

Compassionate Care: The Living Water We Need

“So the woman left her water jar and went away into town and said to the people, “Come see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” John 4:28-29 We all have a water jar. A place we turn to to satisfy our needs, provide security, or fulfill

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