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,
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
As a new mom considering breastfeeding, you may have seen pictures of breast pumps, numerous pumping accessories, and a freezer full of frozen milk as you scroll through social media pages on motherhood. The thought of pumping in addition to taking care of a new baby may seem overwhelming. I get a lot of questions
One of the top concerns we hear from new parents is about finances. We get it—life is expensive. Add a new baby into the mix, and it can feel overwhelming. The good news is there are many practical ways to save money and make your dollars go farther than you thought possible. A brand new
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.
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
Has a positive pregnancy test rocked your world? You may feel a wide variety of emotions right now, as well as pressure to make a decision about your pregnancy quickly. You might wonder, How can I finish my degree? How can I afford prenatal care without health insurance? How can I parent alone? As you
An unplanned pregnancy can feel overwhelming. But one of the best ways to face your pregnancy without fear is to make a plan. When Christina found out she was expecting her third baby, that’s exactly what she did. In February 2021, Christina and her partner, Dylan, came to The Pregnancy Network for a pregnancy test
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:
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.