Single Parent But Not Alone

Ellen’s Story At age 26, Ellen felt like she felt her life was moving forward as she was beginning her career when she first found out she was pregnant.  Feeling confused, frustrated, and scared to lose what she had worked so hard for, she asked her cousin

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What Brought a Pro-Life Woman to Have Three Abortions

I was raised in a big Christian family and knowing Jesus was something that was important to my family. When I was in sixth grade, I listened to a speaker who told us about the issue of abortion for...

Kaylyn’s Story I was raised in a big Christian family and knowing Jesus was something that was important to my family. When I was in sixth grade, I listened to a speaker who told us about the issue of abortion for the first time. I remember being

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It’s About the Birth Parents: A New Perspective on Adoption

After struggling with infertility for four years, Jen & Harry Norman made the decision to pursue adoption. After their first meeting with New Life, they knew that this was the agency they were going to adopt through. Jen explains, ” When we attended our first informational meeting and

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What Does it Mean to be Pro-Life?

Those of us who identify as pro-life share a common desire to save unborn lives and spare women from the pain of abortion. But how do we really impact the abortion industry and create lasting change in our culture? By Amy Bogott, Director of Operations for New Life

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Opening a Closed Adoption, After 3 Decades of Curiosity

More than 3 Decades of Curiosity When Nancy placed her son Matt for adoption at the age of 18, it may have technically been a closed adoption through New Life Family Services, but Nancy said she was never closed-off to talking about Matt. “He was never a

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First Care Responds to Growing Needs as STDs Hit All-Time High in MN

Rising Rates of STDs in Minnesota The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released a new report last week indicating that the number of sexually transmitted infections reached an all-time high in 2015. In the past 5 years, STDs have jumped 33% in Minnesota. The report from MDH further reveals that

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Celebrating 20 Years on Campus

A HEART FOR STUDENTS This year, First Care Pregnancy Center celebrates 20 years on campus at our Minneapolis/University center! From the initial small 900 square foot space with a single staff person in 1996, to the current 2,500 square foot space with four staff, God has blessed and expanded our reach

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God’s Promises Fulfilled Through Adoption Story

Letting Go When Jamie and Jerry Schmidt found themselves unable to conceive naturally, they started weighing their options, including running some medical tests to diagnose the problem. But the couple soon decided further testing didn’t feel right for them. “It felt like God was asking us to

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Celebrating the Extended Family of Adoption During National Adoption Month

THE EXTENDED FAMILY OF ADOPTION As we celebrate National Adoption month here at New Life Family Services, we also celebrate the families who have joined this extended family of adoption. The term “extended family of adoption” is a common phrase in the adoption world lately, and it shows the

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A Birth Father Advocates for the Life of His Daughter

How one responds to an unplanned pregnancy usually falls on the woman; but that’s not the case for Joe Rosensteel. When Joe found out he got a girl pregnant as a 17-year-old high school junior, he advocated for the baby’s life, even though an abortion had already

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About New Life Family Services

At New Life Family Services, we compassionately open our doors and our hearts to women and men who believe abortion is the “only” solution to an unplanned pregnancy. Through practical and spiritual counsel, we provide education and support with the hope each client will make a life-affirming decision for their unborn child.

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