Patients Return For Nutrition Classes

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We have a new way to encourage and equip our patients at Hope Women’s Centers, thanks to valuable partnerships with the Florida Pregnancy Care Network, Inc. (FPCN) and the Children’s Aid Club. FPCN provides an educational nutrition curriculum, Empowerment through Education: Nutrition for Pregnant Women. Through this new resource, we are providing nutrition education to pregnant patients, including some who were considering abortion due to a lack of resources and support. The Children’s Aid Club is the partner who is currently providing the rewards that provide incentive for the …

Single Mom In Unplanned Pregnancy: Natasha’s Story

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Originally referred to Hope Women’s Centers from a local doctor, Natasha was not new to the stressful moments of waiting for the results of a pregnancy test. Natasha was already a mom and stressed at the thought of another pregnancy: “Will I make it through the pregnancy? Can I handle another baby, do I want another baby?” When I found out I was pregnant, I was sad, confused, upset, worried and stressed – all at once! While I did have my beliefs that God will …

Mom I’m Pregnant

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Mom, I am Pregnant

You see your daughter’s number on the caller ID and you happily reach for the phone. She is a busy college student, and the calls are not as frequent as they were in her freshman year. After you say hello, there is a pause. Then she says, “Mom, are you sitting down?” Your mother’s intuition kicks in and you immediately know this is not going to be a good phone call. You tell yourself, “Get a grip. She says, “Mom, I’m pregnant.” She is pregnant! You …

No Easy Decision: An Adoption Story

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No Easy Decision: An Adoption Story

When I first realized I was pregnant, I didn’t want to believe it. ‘NO! This cannot be happening!’ ‘I can’t take care of me right now, let alone another person.’ I was not a person that who ever had a strong desire for children. I was broke, depressed, just had to move back in with my family, and was failing out of college. One day, I did go to my women’s biology class. The teacher spoke openly about the options with an unplanned pregnancy. I was …

Beautiful In Its Time

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Beautiful In Its Time

Very few women and men walk away from an abortion experience without regrets. At Hope Women’s Centers, we have a program called Hope Restored where women and men who have been part of an abortion experience can receive healing through our confidential, gender-specific bible study. We hope this written experience of one of our recent Hope Restored Graduates provides you with a deeper understanding of the negative effects of abortion and the impact and importance of receiving healing.  There are circumstances in our life that leave …