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7 Triad Resources to Help You During & After Your Pregnancy

At The Pregnancy Network, we connect women with medical services and practical resources to help them face their unplanned pregnancies without fear. If you are pregnant and unsure of your next steps, we can help in a variety of ways. We offer free pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, STD testing and treatment, educational classes, material resources,

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ultrasound

What You Need to Know about Ultrasounds

If you’ve just received two pink lines on a home pregnancy test and are unsure of your next steps, you are not alone. An ultrasound will give you valuable insight into the status of your pregnancy and help you make an informed decision.   The Pregnancy Network is one of the few places in the Triad

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Sanctity of Human Life Day

5 Things You Should Know About Sanctity of Human Life Day

1. Sanctity of Human Life Day – What is It? January 22, 2022, marks 49 years since the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade.  In 1984 then president, Ronald Reagan, issued a Presidential Proclamation designating January 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. This day marked the 11th anniversary since Roe v. Wade.

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Things You Should Know About Fear

3 Things You Should Know About Fear

The pregnancy test was a formality, really. I knew it would be negative, but figured I’d go ahead and take a test so I could move on mentally.  When two pink lines marched across the pregnancy test window, I was shocked at my physical reaction.  My heart began to pound. My breathing quickened. My mouth

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Heading into the Holidays with an Unplanned Pregnancy

Family dynamics during the holidays can be stressful. Throw an unplanned pregnancy into the mix, and things may become even more complicated. If you’re looking ahead to Thanksgiving and Christmas with a bit of anxiety about sharing your news, you’re not alone. Below are 4 tips to help you feel more prepared for the holidays:

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Postpartum recovery

Facing the Fears of Motherhood: Postpartum Recovery

This week we continue our latest blog series by exploring another of the common difficulties experienced by new moms: postpartum recovery.  Wikipedia gives us a pretty clean, straightforward definition of what “postpartum” is: The postpartum period begins immediately after childbirth as the mother’s body, including hormone levels and uterus size, returns to a non-pregnant state.

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18, Pregnant, and Afraid: Hannah’s Story

Pregnant and Afraid Standing on the sidewalk outside of Greensboro’s abortion facility, memories flooded Hannah’s* mind. The fear. The uncertainty. The loneliness.  Suddenly she was 18 again, pregnant and terrified about how a pregnancy would change her future. She’d felt trapped, as if abortion was her only choice. She’d come painfully close to moving forward

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Sanctity of human life

Sanctity of Human Life: Loving Your Neighbor Where You Are

To say the events of 2020 upended the status quo for many of us would be an understatement. We’ve seen riots wreak havoc, disease ravage bodies, and politics destroy relationships. In the midst of the chaos, the Church has a unique opportunity and responsibility to be the light. To love our neighbors. To speak the

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