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  1. To Women with Unplanned Pregnancies: Adoption Is Always an Option

    Adoption is an option. That’s the message Kim Harrell of Catholic Charities in Arlington, Va., wants women with a crisis pregnancy to understand. Most only see two options—parenting their child or having an abortion. In presenting adoption as a third option, Harrell, director of pregnancy services and adoption, helps expectant mothers understand what adoption looks like. The agency practices open adoptions, where bi...

  2. Supporting Life is Supporting Birthmothers in Their Life-Affirming Decisions

    Placing a child for adoption is a difficult and life-changing decision, one filled with grief and loss and often further burdened with guilt and shame. This is why supporting birthmothers, both before and after the child is born, is one of the primary aspects of the adoption program of Catholic Charities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The program provides counseling for birthmothers as often as a woman needs it, whethe...

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