So You're Expecting a Baby

Parenting

A positive pregnancy test is one of the most life-changing moments in a woman's life! If you are single, you might also be considering whether or not marriage should be a part of your plan.

We'd like to come alongside you and offer some resources that may be helpful to you in your journey, as well as help to connect you with other women who are on their own journeys.

Having a Baby

Is Your Pregnancy Unplanned?

  • Read Kimiko’s story and how she handled the decisions she faced.
  • I’m Pregnant . . . Now What? Are you single, and wondering how to tell your parents that you are pregnant? This booklet suggests important questions to discuss, and the timing of those discussions, and how to deal with reactions of family and friends.

Read more stories from women sharing how they made decisions about their future.

How Can I Prepare to be a Good Mom?

Should I Get Married?

Things to Think About

  • Define the Relationship. Wondering where your relationship is going? Not knowing if the other person is considering marriage can make you feel vulnerable and maybe even taken advantage of. A free online assessment to help you think through where you're headed.
  • Living Together. Living together isn't all it's cracked up to be, and can actually undermine a good marriage.
  • A Girl's Guide to Marrying Well. Most women hope to marry, but for many, it's not happening like they thought it would. By understanding and embracing God's design for marriage you have a better shot at not only getting married, but marrying well.
  • A Guy's Guide to Marrying Well. Increasingly, young men are — as one writer put it — "stumbling on to the altar as if by accident." This guide is based on a few timeless concepts that we rarely encounter in popular culture but are a proven path to marrying well.

Free Online Booklets

  • Healthy Pregnancy. This booklet was written to help women make healthy decisions for themselves and their baby.
  • The First Nine Months takes you inside the womb for a week-by-week look at the creation of a human life. It's a photo gallery you'll never forget.
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    Our licensed Christian counselors are here to listen to and pray with you, as well as provide initial guidance and resources to help you and your family.



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