Tags: unplanned pregnancy

My Child is Pregnant

First, remember you will get through this. It may not be easy but it’s possible! If your child tells you she is pregnant, here are some things to remember: *Try not to overreact. In one conversation, all of your hopes for your child’s future can seemingly crash around you. Your first response matters! Try to […]

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Life Choices Offers HOPE

Local ULM student, Travis Hutchins, recently wrote a feature story about the center and our need for a 4D machine. There is still time to give toward our urgent need! Donate online now! Rebekah Thompson was happily married to her husband Garrett in June of 2012.  On their way to building their life together, they […]

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Accurate Adoption Language

There are so many misconceptions in our culture about adoption, birth parents, and adoptive parents. We choose to speak and write with appropriate adoption language in hopes of influencing others to use these words instead of more emotional words. Accurate                                                          instead of                                  Inaccurate Birth parent                                                                                                      real, natural parent Birth child                                                                                                          own, real, natural child Choosing […]

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Birthmothers

Adoption is an act of unconditional love. There is so much help out there if you are considering an adoption. Consider these points: 1.) Knowledge is your friend. At Life Choices, we provide excellent adoption referrals to those interested. It can be helpful just knowing you can gather information and not forced to make a […]

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Adoption Awareness Month

November is National Adoption Awareness month plus we also have a big election coming up! This month on the blog, we are going to highlight some aspects of adoption. Only 4% of crisis pregnancies end in adoption and there are a lot of misconceptions and myths. We hope you will stick around as we discuss […]

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Where We Started

Life Choices began in Monroe in 1979 out of Dr. Meade O’Boyle’s office. As a pediatrician, she was seeing patients who were pregnant and she wanted to offer an alternative to abortion. Since then, we’ve changed our name several times and finally landed on Life Choices but our mission of offering hope and help to […]

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Reunion

It is very rare to see a Christian fiction author tackle the tough topic of unplanned pregnancy, but Lauraine Snelling has delivered a winner! Just like in real life, there are so many emotions wrapped up in this event. It seems easy to offer “pat answers” and platitudes to those going through it, but Snelling […]

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