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May is Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month. What can you do?

According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, nearly 3 in 10 girls will become pregnant before the age of 20. In 2012, 305,388 teens (ages 15-19) gave birth. Meanwhile, about 18% of women obtaining abortions are teenagers (i.e. about 200,000). Due to these high numbers, many people are rightly concerned about the need for education and resources for these young women. How do we prevent teen pregnancy from happening in the first place? How do we teach ... Read more

A Mother’s Day Beginning

According to, celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, but the clearest modern precedent for Mother’s Day is the early Christian festival known as “Mothering Sunday.” Once a major tradition in the United Kingdom and parts of Europe, this celebration fell on the fourth Sunday in Lent and was originally seen as a time when the faithful would return to ... Read more

How To Succeed As A Teenage Parent

5 Tips On How To Succeed In Life Success can be measured in many ways. The world would say that success is money, cars, glamour, good looks, big house and job, but countless young teen moms know that it takes hard work to juggle two to three jobs, provide quality and safe day care, ride mass transit to and from errands and find the right community services that support single parenting. They also say that success is measured in happiness, peace and ... Read more

What Is A Maternity Home?

What is a Maternity Home? Because of our own daughters unplanned pregnancy as a college freshman, we heard about a maternity home in Texas through a family friend. I did not know these residences existed, but her father and I wanted her to be in a safe environment where she could continue with her life out of the fishbowl of our town and continue with her college education as she planned for the birth of her child. It was a place we ... Read more

Maternity Home Locator

Find a Maternity Home Near You: Click on a state or list maternity homes by country to view maternity homes listed in the National Association of Maternity Homes Directory     [block title="Videos"][player ... Read more