Finishing School as a Single Mother: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Baby and You!

One reason you may be worried about an unplanned pregnancy is your desire to finish your education before having a child. People may be telling you that it’s impossible to earn your high school diploma or college degree if you’re also a parent — a hurtful stereotype that contributes to a tragically high dropout rate…

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Are Pregnancy Centers Just “Fake Clinics?” Here’s the Truth

If you’re dealing with an unintended pregnancy, you may be considering whether to turn to a pregnancy center such as Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers. You may have also heard rumors from friends, the media or even some government-funded abortion clinics that pregnancy centers are just “fake clinics” that try to deceive and shame you…

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What Are the Advantages of Placing a Child for Adoption?

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be worried that you just aren’t ready to be a mom right now. But you may also be afraid of what could happen if you “give your baby up” for adoption. The truth is that adoption is not “giving up.” It’s is an act of love and…

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How to Reduce Stress During Pregnancy

Like many other women facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be feeling emotional and anxious about your situation. About half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned, and over half of all American women will experience at least one unplanned pregnancy before the age of 45. Getting pregnant when you weren’t planning to can…

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Recovery from the Emotional Side Effects of Abortion

Are you experiencing emotional side effects after an abortion? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that 33% of American women have an abortion at some point in their lives. Abortion affects every woman differently in terms of the emotions experienced, and many experience psychological complications. In fact, women who have elective abortions are at…

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What Should I Know About HPV and Pregnancy?

You may not be fully aware of the risks that are associated with HPV, especially when it comes to pregnancy. Learn how you can detect the signs of HPV and what the impact of HPV may be on your pregnancy.

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Will Having an Abortion Affect My Relationships?

If you’re considering abortion, you may be wondering how your decision could impact other important people in your life. Do couples stay together after an abortion? How does abortion affect the family? What about surviving or future children? And if you’re asking these questions, you’re far from alone. When you Google “How will abortion affect…

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Coping with Unplanned Pregnancy? There’s a Resource for That

Am I pregnant? If you’re asking this question, get a free pregnancy test, ultrasound, abortion information and other pregnancy resources at Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers. Call 618-451-2002 for free pregnancy support in a confidential, nonjudgmental setting.

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Wishing a Happy Mother’s Day to All of Our Inspiring Mosaic Moms!

“A huge blessing.” That’s how Onyae describes life with her adorable daughter Kamorie. “Every day she surprises me with something new.” But when she first discovered she was pregnant, it wasn’t necessarily a surprise Onyae thought she wanted. The road ahead was anything but certain. Motherhood is one of the most rewarding jobs in the…

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Thinking About “Natural” Abortion? Read This First.

The trend of seeking out natural products and alternative medicine has led to a resurgence of women attempting so-called “natural” abortion at home. While precise statistics on the number of self-induced abortion attempts are hard to come by, Google search data clearly shows the growing interest in DIY abortion methods: In 2015, there were 700,000…

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