5 Ways to Support a Friend Who’s Experiencing an Unintended Pregnancy

5 Ways to Support a Friend Who’s Experiencing an Unintended Pregnancy

When your friend didn’t intend to be pregnant, and is now—how can you support her? Here are five ways: Listen Your friend likely has many thoughts running through her head. Listen to her fears, hopes, and questions. You don’t have to fix anything. Simply let her know that you love her, you care about what she’s…

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Confidence and Contentment are Possible

Confidence and Contentment are Possible

Two women recently completed the Surrendering the Secret Bible study with us. Vickie, our Post-Abortion Services Director, asked each of them to use one word to describe themselves before their healing journey, and one word to describe themselves now.   The one client said, “Before, I was afraid of what others would…

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One Heartbeat. Two Hearts Changed.

One Heartbeat. Two Hearts Changed.

Pregnant and single, Sarah berated herself. Why did she let this happen? What would she do now? Her despair grew. “I just want to get rid of it,” she thought. Sarah’s mother wanted her to have an abortion, too. It wasn’t the right time for her “baby” to have a child of her own. Together they arrived at SVPS to…

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He Uses Us Together

He Uses Us Together

A young woman named Aubrey confided to her professor at a local college that she was pregnant and thinking of having an abortion. Her professor referred her to us. Aubrey met with us and enrolled in our prenatal classes—still not sure whether or not she would carry her baby to term. The father of the baby wanted her…

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Those Life-Changing Scriptures

Those Life-Changing Scriptures

Our client, a young woman named Maddie, came to us for a pregnancy test. When Maddie learned the results were positive, she told our director about circumstances in her life that might pressure her toward abortion. Our director asked, “Maddie, may I have your permission to read a verse of scripture about how both you and…

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