Are you experiencing a pregnancy crisis? Unsure how to proceed? Feeling overwhelmed by your circumstances?
We offer free pregnancy testing in Manassas, VA when you think you may be pregnant. Call us to schedule an appointment or to talk to a knowledgable friend about our services or to seek advice. We have supportive individuals here to help with planning or pregnancy or to talk about the abortion alternatives available to you. You are not alone. Call Birthright today!
Birthright began in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1968, when Louise Summerhill, a busy housewife and mother of seven children, felt something should be done to help women through an unplanned pregnancy. The grassroots response to her idea was overwhelming, and the Toronto chapter quickly grew into Birthright International, the world's first international crisis pregnancy service. In 2003, Birthright International celebrated its 35th anniversary with over 400 chapters worldwide, including Canada, the United States, and others in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, and Colombia. Birthright is a fully independent organization, not affiliated with any church or public agency. Its name and logo are trademarks. An estimated 28,000 women make their first visit to a Birthright chapter every month. Birthright also operates a 24-hour North American hotline, at 1-800-550-4900. Many Birthright volunteers and clients feel a special affection for Louise Summerhill-- an ordinary woman who did something extraordinary to help others.
Events in her life helped her understand the feelings pregnant girls might experience, including feelings of loneliness, fear of criticism, tension with parents, and even the shock of finding oneself unexpectedly pregnant. Birthright began very humbly in 1968, with a one-room office and only $300 in the bank. But Louise's steady leadership and powerful vision ensured that the new pregnancy service survived. In later years, Louise was glad the organization did not begin with a lot of money because it caused Birthright to rely on the "good hearts and hard work of volunteers" to provide "lots of love and common sense." Over thirty-five years later, Birthright International remains true to Louise's original vision of personal, one-on-one contact in helping relationships. Louise's Birthright means "approachability and informality" for clients and volunteers, instead of bureaucracy and meetings in highly structured, business-like environments. Birthright takes a "non-moralistic, non-judgmental" approach toward helping women through their pregnancy dilemmas. Louise regretted the fact that some young unmarried mothers were belittled or ostracized by their relatives: "I can never see anything wrong with any of them." Louise recreated the supportive homelike environment they deserved to have. Moreover, Louise helped formulate a Charter, followed by all Birthright chapters worldwide, to define Birthright's services, to ensure that pregnant women receive the same considerate treatment at every Birthright chapter, and to help volunteers preserve Birthright's good reputation in the future. Call today
...any woman regardless of age, race, creed, marital or economic status, who feels distressed by an unplanned pregnancy.
...for every woman who calls for help. Whether that call is for nothing more than an anonymous pregnancy test or for friendship and support lasting through the delivery and beyond, Birthright is there. Every woman is special and deserves to be treated as an individual.
A 24-hour free helpline: 1-800-550-4900.
...for every woman and does not pass judgment on the "quality" of life or circumstances of a pregnancy. It does not dwell on the past. Birthright instead asks, "How can we help?" No matter how difficult a situation may seem, Birthright helps each woman plan constructively for her future.
... to each woman, ask questions, and encourages her to explore her options without pressure and without passing judgment.
...its services free of charge. A tax-exempt, charitable organization, Birthright exists because of the financial and moral support of its donors and volunteers. It is independent, interdenominational, and not affiliated with any religious or political group or public agency.
In the event of an unplanned pregnancy, something as small as a free pregnancy test or pregnancy counseling can help. Let Birthright of Manassas help you today. Birthright of Manassas provides caring, non-judgmental support to girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. Using her own resources and those of the community, Birthright offers positive alternatives to abortion as well as pregnancy information services. We provide many services and offer referrals for many more. We provide friendship and emotional support, free pregnancy testing, advice on alternatives to abortion, maternity and baby clothes, and help in making a workable plan for the future. We also give information and referrals to help clients meet medical, legal, educational, employment, financial, and housing needs. Birthright treats each woman as an individual who deserves kindness and respect, as well as personal attention to her unique situation. We are here to listen and help you because we care; you are not alone. All Birthright of Manassas services are free, absolutely confidential, and available to any woman regardless of age, race, creed, and economic or marital status.
When facing an unplanned pregnancy, there are many difficult decisions to make, and it can be extremely overwhelming. If you or someone you know is considering abortion or looking for abortion alternatives, please give Birthright of Manassas a call. We provide peer counseling services to help women throughout the Manassas, VA area. We will not pressure you or use scare tactics at any time during counseling. We believe in creating a nonjudgmental atmosphere to help women who are going through a pregnancy crisis. You can find out more about our philosophy here. If you or someone you know is facing an unplanned pregnancy, call 703-361-9769 to speak to someone who will listen and help.
Teen pregnancy has been on the decline in Virginia, as well as the rest of the country for a few years now, but it is still a prevalent problem. According to a study in 2014, there was a birth rate of 18.4 per 1,000 teenage girls in the state of Virginia. While these numbers have shown a steady decline, it is still important to make sure that when teen pregnancy occurs, there is a safe, understanding environment to provide the guidance and help that is instrumental in this situation. Birthright of Manassas is a pregnancy center that offers services to teens and other women who are dealing with a pregnancy. We provide free pregnancy testing to help ease your worries and give you the answers you need. We offer pregnancy and abortion counseling to help young women determine a realistic plan for their future.
If you’re facing an unplanned or teen pregnancy, Birthright of Manassas offers all the help you need to guide you through this stressful time. Please don’t hesitate to give us a call if you have any questions, or stop in and see us. We provide all our services with understanding and compassion. Whether you’re trying to find a place to get a free pregnancy test to answer your questions or you are looking for pregnancy counseling services, Birthright is here for you.
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