Frederick County Right To Life
​Informing and Educating the Community on Pro-Life Issues​

Pregnancy Help And Other Resources
Finding out that you are pregnant when you don't want to be can be overwhelming and even frightening.  You may feel as if abortion is your only choice. But you do have a real choice.
Pregnancy resource centers can help you with your pregnancy in a variety of ways.
Local Resources - These local organizations exist to serve pregnant young adults and women of all ages.

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Frederick is a medical pregnancy resource center with trained staff and volunteers who serve in a safe, compassionate, and non-judgmental atmosphere.  All confidential services are provided free of charge.  
707 N. Market St., Frederick | 301--662-5300

Birthright of Frederick is a local organization that offers support for any female regardless of age, race, creed, marital or economic status who feels distressed by an unplanned pregnancy.
250 West Patrick St., Frederick | 301-663-0111

Mission Of Mercy offers free prenatal care with a doctor or midwife, vitamins, labwork, etc. to the underinsured and those without insurance.

Mary's House is a faith-based, non-denominational, non-profit, pregnancy support home in Maryland.  We provide temporary shelter, an opportunity for personal growth, and spiritual guidance for pregnant women who are homeless and need support through birth.

1-800-ANGEL-OK  (1-800-264-3565) a 24 hour hotline

Resources in other areas

Call Option Line at 1-800-712-4357 or search by address or zip code   online. 

Call the 1st Way Life Center Help Line at 1-800-848-LOVE.

Finally, you can look in your local phone book under Abortion Alternatives. 

How can I get help dealing with a poor prenatal diagnosis

Finding out that the baby you're expecting will be born with special needs is one of the most difficult experiences any parent can face.  But you are not alone.  Other parents who have faced this painful situation including pressure from doctors and others to abort the child are there to help at .

Organizations for Post-Abortion Healing

Project Rachel is a nationwide network for post-abortion individual counseling.
1-800-5WE-CARE (1-800-593-2273)

Rachel's Vineyard Ministries hosts weekend retreats for women to facilitate post-abortion healing. 1-877-467-3463

Healing Hearts Ministries International offers confidential one-on-one email and support group counseling.

Fatherhood Forever Foundation  addresses the effects of abortion on men.

Men and Abortion Network  's mission is to promote emotional healing for men who have lost a child to abortion, and to create awareness among the counseling community, the pro-life movement and society as a whole regarding the impact of abortion on millions of these hurting fathers.

The Elliot Institute offers research on abortion aftermath as well as testimonials.

Silent No More Awareness support women speaking out about the pain of their abortions, plus an extensive list of resources .

Books for Post-Abortion Healing

No One Told Me I Could Cry   by Connie Nykiel (Life Cycle Books)
Resource for young women who have had abortions.

Men and Abortion: A Path to Healing   by C.T. Coyle (Life Cycle Books)
Resource for men, based on a forgiveness model of healing.

A Solitary Sorrow  by Paul and Teri Reisser (Life Cycle Books)
Begin healing on your own, especially if you aren't ready to work with

Forbidden Grief  by Theresa Burke (Acorn Books)
Understanding how women deal with their pain by sharing Burke's experience counseling women with Post-Abortion Syndrome.

Her Choice to Heal   by Sydna Masse and Jean Phillips
Resource for women who have had an abortion.