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Birthmothers Friend helps lead birth mom, grandmother, children back to God

Birthmothers Friend helps lead birth mom, grandmother, and children back to God  “When I first spoke with Jill, I found out she had accepted Christ when she was younger,” said Pam, Jill’s Birthmothers Friend.  “But her struggles and lack of … Continue reading

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Friend’s Letter to Birth Mom Presents Adoption, Offers Support

A Birthmothers Friend learned that a woman was considering abortion. She  took the time to write the pregnant woman this letter and was matched with the birth mom as her Friend. Dear Anna, I’m so glad you were able to … Continue reading

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Birthmothers is on Facebook! Help us connect with more women

Help reach more women who face an unplanned pregnancy when you connect with Birthmothers on Facebook. Take a moment right now to become a fan on our Facebook page. By joining, you’ll help hurting women in at least 3 ways: When … Continue reading

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A Friend’s Story – “Encouragement Gave Her A Voice”

By Rachel S.* I first heard about Birthmothers when my husband and I were part of an adoption small group at church. The ministry resonated with me. I’ve personally experienced many different angles of the parenting equation. At a young … Continue reading

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Phone Prayers Help Birth Mom Yield to God

Phone Prayers Help Birth Mom Yield to God Beth faced multiple challenges with her new baby daughter. She didn’t realize she was pregnant until she gave birth – in her own bathroom. Beth also struggled with obtaining child support from … Continue reading

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How Pregnant Women Find Birthmothers

We have worked hard to help pregnant women to learn about us – whether they are local or live a considerable distance from a Birthmothers location. Locally, we telephone and visit government agencies, churches, pregnancy care centers, adoption organizations, doctors, … Continue reading

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July 2011: “People Supported Me and I Want to Give Back”

Volume 4, Number 5 JULY 2011   "PEOPLE SUPPORTED ME AND I WANT TO GIVE BACK"  By Rebecca B.* One day as I waited for my order at a local coffee shop, I saw a Birthmothers business card tacked to the … Continue reading

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April 2011: “Why I Attended Birthmothers Friends Training”

Volume 4, Number 4 APRIL 2011   WHY I ATTENDED BIRTHMOTHERS FRIENDS TRAINING  By Emily Giacomini Last fall I saw an announcement in The Falls Church bulletin that described Birthmothers Friends Certification Training. I didn’t know anything about the ministry. But … Continue reading

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March 2011: Friend Connects Pregnant Woman to Spanish Congregation

Volume 4, Number 3 MARCH 2011   FRIEND CONNECTS PREGNANT WOMAN TO SPANISH CONGREGATION By Sally T.*, Birthmothers Friend I was matched with Adelina* about a month ago. We met at Starbucks. As we chatted and got to know each … Continue reading

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How Does Birthmothers Recruit Volunteer Friends?

A Birthmothers Friend is a trained volunteer who is matched one-on-one with a pregnant woman, her partner or family member.  A Friend listens and provides confidential, nonjudgmental practical assistance, emotional support and spiritual encouragement as long as the woman needs … Continue reading

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