Beyond the Pregnancy Test – a NIFLA Blog

Beyond the Pregnancy Test is the NIFLA blog dedicated to women who have recently been found to be pregnant, and are unsure of their options. Inside you will find stories from women, statistics that you should know, and comforting thoughts.

November 17, 2021

NIFLA Celebrates National Pregnancy Center Recognition Month

The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates has designated November as National Pregnancy Center Recognition Month. During this time, NIFLA is working to raise awareness for pregnancy centers by sharing stories about their outstanding service to women, children and families. This information highlights how thankful we are for their life-affirming efforts and the invaluable resources they provide in communities nationwide. The Charlotte Lozier Institute reports that in 2019: Over 300,000 clients attended parenting classes […]
October 26, 2021

NIFLA Recognizes Down Syndrome Awareness Month

NIFLA’s nationwide network of more than 1,600 pro-life pregnancy centers and medical clinics are here to provide support and life-affirming options to families dealing with this diagnosis. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, so NIFLA would like to recognize the lives of children and adults living with Down syndrome.  All Children Have the Right to Life Babies with Down syndrome are often the targets of eugenic abortion. Abortion advocates argue that people with Down syndrome […]
February 9, 2021

This Year’s March for Life May Have Been The Most Powerful Yet

The 2021 March for Life may have looked a little different, but that did not change the fact that pro-life individuals worldwide participated virtually and in prayer. In some ways, this year’s March may have been one of the most powerful events yet.  In January, the March for Life announced that it would be held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and tightened security in the Capitol. The March for Life’s decision to […]
November 4, 2020

Pregnancy Centers in Virginia and Nationwide Deserve Recognition, Respect

The pregnancy center community is one of the most essential aspects of the pro-life movement in our society today. In a culture that widely embraces a woman’s so-called right to choose, pregnancy centers offer encouragement and support that can empower women to choose life for their unborn children.  Virginia is blessed with numerous pro-life pregnancy centers that help support women and their babies. While the work these centers do is invaluable in the eyes of […]
October 14, 2020

Revisiting Raven: Update from Garland, Texas

Raven Henson is no stranger to challenges. So when COVID-19 hit, she was able to make the best of the circumstances.  Raven and her husband Cole recently went through hurdles with the City of Garland, Texas, and their Planning Commission and City Council about the Henson’s decision to transform their house into a pregnancy center, as NIFLA previously reported last year. The city’s final decision was made on December 3, 2019. Thankfully, it was decided […]
September 9, 2020

Mission Hills Pregnancy Center Vandalized

The pro-life movement is often under ideological attack. Sadly, sometimes pregnancy centers working to promote and empower the choice of life suffer physical attacks and vandalism as well. In July of this year, Pregnancy Counseling Center in Mission Hills, California experienced a physical act of vandalism.  As she wondered who could have done such a thing, Edy thought maybe it was someone who had been hurt by an abortion. The center’s executive director, Edy Bernal, […]
July 6, 2020

June Medical Services v. Russo: A Perspective from Louisiana

It was supposed to be a slam dunk. The bill was written by a woman, sponsored by a woman and passed overwhelmingly by both parties in the Louisiana House and Senate. This law was both pro-life and pro-woman, making it a sought-after common ground. Yet, here we are in the shadows of this disappointing decision from the Supreme Court of the United States. House Bill 388, now known as the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, was […]
May 20, 2020

NIFLA: We Remain Committed to Member Pregnancy Centers Through Uncertain Times

NIFLA remains committed to member pregnancy centers through these uncertain times.  We are happy to share that this is only “momentary trouble.” God reminds us to fix our sights on the eternal, not the temporary. In the meantime, we are “staying the course” and continuing to serve.  Today, NIFLA is navigating our ship through turbulent seas and howling winds. We remain focused on our mission, but cannot do so unless the Lord guides us daily. […]
April 8, 2020

Pregnancy Centers Respond to COVID-19: We Are Essential

The coronavirus pandemic has changed life as we know it. Many non-essential businesses and services are shuttered across the country as people hunker down and socially distance themselves to prevent the spread of infection.