You think you may be pregnant and you are wondering if parenting is the path for you to take. Being a parent is exciting and challenging. You probably have lots of questions!

At PRC Grand Rapids, we can talk about all these questions with you so you can decide if parenting is right for you.

Is parenting the right choice for me?

Before you decide if parenting is the right choice for you, you want to carefully evaluate your situation. Asking yourself a few key questions can help you organize your thoughts and think about parenting as an option.

  • Does the father want to be involved?
  • Do you have a support system to help you?
  • How do you plan to financially support yourself and your child?
  • What resources are available in your community?

These are just a couple of questions to think about, but when you make an appointment at PRC Grand Rapids, we guide you through this process and ask you critical questions to help you decide.

Single Parenting

While becoming a single parent might not have been your plan, you are still capable of being a great parent! If your partner does not want to be involved, parenting is still an option for you.

If life circumstances are making a decision to parent difficult, call PRC Grand Rapids and let us offer you our assistance and support. You are not alone. There are many people who care about you and your baby, are willing to stand with you, and will help you find the courage and the resources you need to parent your child.

Here are some of the ways we can help:

  • Free confirmation pregnancy testing
  • Free options counseling with social workers, nurses, and trained volunteers
  • Referrals for Medicaid and prenatal care
  • Free maternity, baby, and toddler clothes
  • Supplemental formula and diapers
  • Referrals for employment and career development
  • Other medical, financial, and legal referrals
  • Parenting instruction

We can also connect you with other organizations when you decide to parent your baby. Our help is designed to get you started on the path to self-sufficiency. We have a large network of community resources that LOVE single moms and are waiting to embrace you and give you ongoing mentoring and support.

Make an appointment at PRC Grand Rapids today to learn more about parenting and if it is the best choice for you!

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