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News: Top 8 Foods Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Eat and Why

Nutrition is key for a healthy pregnancy, but there are many foods a pregnant woman should avoid. Here is a look at the top eight foods pregnant women shouldn’t eat and why: Unpasteurized Milk Raw, or unpasteurized milk, is full of potentially dangerous bacteria. It can make anyone sick, but it is especially dangerous to […]

An International Partner

We want to take a moment to spotlight Agape Care Net and their pregnancy center located in Majengo, Kenya. Majengo is a city of about 90,000 located in the heart of an area known for the most black-market abortions in the country. Two years ago, Pastor Reuben Luvanga (pictured here) and his wife Maurine decided […]

It’s Time to Opt in

2020 has been quite the year, not only for Washington State but for the entire world. A presidential campaign, COVID-19, cancelled events and the passage of a monumental bill through WA legislation  — The Comprehensive Sex Education Bill (CSE). The intent of CSE is to reduce risky sexual activity in young people. However, recent studies […]

A Little Person in There

“Aria” had just found out she was pregnant. Unsure of how far along she was in her pregnancy, she visited one of Care Net’s mobile units for an ultrasound. She didn’t necessarily plan on carrying to term and made that clear to the staff when she arrived. She simply wanted an ultrasound to find out […]

When Needs are Met, Anything is Possible

  Jamie’s Story When many parents lay their babies down for a nap, they probably don’t even think of the blessing of a crib. Of course, they have a crib! Who could ever imagine going without one? But for some women, raising children without essentials such as cribs, strollers, and warm clothes is a painful […]

Changes at the Capitol

On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, legislators had a hearing on passing the Comprehensive Sex Education Mandate Bill (HB2184 / SB 5395). This bill would mandate every school district in Washington State to use state approved curriculum for students K-12. The chosen curriculum contains material, graphics and statements normalizing sexual behavior at a very early age […]

A Picture Worth more than a Thousand Words

Alli’s Story “I have an abortion scheduled for 10:00 a.m.” The staff member looked at the clock. It was 9:15 a.m. “Alli” didn’t want to continue with her pregnancy and had only entered Care Net at two friend’s requests. She was reluctant to have an ultrasound, and her friends had accompanied her for emotional support. […]

A God Without Limitations

A new parenting mentor was discouraged. She had struggled through the training, feeling inadequate to help her new clients who so desperately needed her advice. Weighed down by spiritual warfare, she faced her first client concerned that she would fail. But God was about show to her that He is not limited by her limitations. […]

‘Tis the Season for Giving

Most children hold lemonade stands to just fill their piggy banks but not these young girls. They were raising money for something extra special, in hopes of using that money to help moms and babies in need. And that is exactly what they did. These six, young girls-Lizzy, Gabby, Abigail, Sophia, Penelope and Agnes-were about […]