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Life Advocacy

Posted on February 21, 2020

Kim Laube oversees adoption and pregnancy counseling for Iowa, North & Central Illinois, and Eastern Nebraska as well as advocates for life issues with our congregations and in the public square.

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Unplanned Pregnancy – Life as I Knew it was Over

Posted on February 5, 2020

When I realized I was pregnant, I remember feeling an incredible amount of emotions: shame, guilt, fear and worry to name a few. I remember feeling so alone thinking “How could an unplanned pregnancy happen to me?” I was a Christian, a good student, a good daughter, and a good person.

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Do I have to find Adoptive Parents for my Baby?

Posted on October 15, 2019

Many expecting mothers who want to place their baby for adoption think that they are responsible for finding willing, adoptive parents. However, this is not the case.

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Can You Help Young Women Choose Life?

Posted on October 7, 2019

Download, print and hang up as many of these pregnancy-help posters as you are able in public places, like gas stations or malls, and women’s restrooms anywhere that you are able to get permission to do so.

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Barbara’s Story

Pregnancy

Posted on June 6, 2019

People ask me if I made the right decision all those years ago. I answer “Yes”.

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Unexpected Pregnancy – Making Difficult Decisions

Posted on May 10, 2019

For many women, discerning what is best when they are faced with an unexpected pregnancy is very challenging.

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I Just Found Out I am Pregnant – What Should I do Next?

Posted on November 15, 2018

Unexpected or unplanned pregnancy can shake you to your core – especially if you feel alone, unsupported, or pressured into aborting your baby. You are likely feeling all sorts of emotions; fear, confusion, anxiety, and more. There is help, hope and support out there – no matter your situation. Read the five steps recommended for women just finding out they are pregnant and not sure what to do next.

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Lutheran Family Service Celebrates Adoption Month by Expanding Services!

Pregnancy

Posted on November 7, 2018

Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption Services now offered in Central and Northern Illinois.

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Unexpected Pregnancy – Unsure and Experiencing Doubts

Pregnancy

Posted on September 22, 2018

As a birth mother, there are many factors for you to consider, and it is important for you to know that you are not alone throughout those decisions.

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Pregnancy & Infant Loss – What Can I Do To Help?

Pregnancy

Posted on October 3, 2017
by Tracy Stetzel

The loss of a baby is almost always unforeseen. Despite medical advances, nearly 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or still birth. (www.nationalshare.org) Most of us feel helpless and unsure of what to say to couples who have lost a child this way. We can, however, learn more about the […]

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