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Forward-Thinking Consultations

Join Valerie Harkins of LifeHouse Houston as she shares tips on how to create a therapeutic environment in the home and why they made the decision to have all consultation activity be forward-looking and based on creative self expression.

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Giving Tuesday | November 27

What #GivingTuesday Is & How You Can Use It

#GivingTuesday is a global giving campaign designed to raise money for non-profit organizations worldwide. In this episode, we join Crystal Velte with Ministry Sync to discuss how pregnancy help organizations can use this day to increase their fundraising efforts. She also helps understand the difference between a #GivingTuesday campaign and regular fundraising efforts.

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Pregnancy Help Appreciation Week - November 12-16, 2018

Pregnancy Help Appreciation Week (November 12-16)

Do you know what Pregnancy Help Appreciation Week is and what you can do to celebrate? If you haven’t heard of it, join Jennifer and Betty as they explain the various events that will go on next week and how YOU can get involved. You should expect special deals, thank-you messages, and extra prayers. We’ll also be holding a drawing at the end of the week where one lucky winner will get a fun surprise!

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Self Medication


Join Mary, Suzanne and Lisa as they discuss self-medication specifically in regard to pregnant women and pregnancy help organizations. In this episode, they will define what self-medication is and how it impacts the women within their programs.

Physiological Aspects of Trauma: Impact on the Body

Join Mary Peterson as she talks with Suzanne Burns, MA-MFS and Lisa Holmes with Foundation House Ministries on the impact trauma has on the body of the woman.

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Getting Involved with the Abortion Pill Rescue Network

If you are excited about the life-saving Abortion Pill Rescue Network and want to get more involved, listen as Heartbeat International Medical Specialist, Christa Brown, BSN, RN explains how your pregnancy help organization can join.

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Abortion Pill Rescue Network | 1.877.558.0333 |

What is the Abortion Pill Rescue Network?

The Abortion Pill Rescue Network (APRN) gives women a second chance to choose life for her baby. With more than 500 lives saved since 2012, it is important for pregnancy centers to understand what it is and how it works. Join Heartbeat International Medical Specialist and APR Coordinator Christa Brown, BSN, RN, as she walks us through the process to provide a better understanding.

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Pregnancy Help Podcast

How to Avoid Secondary Trauma as a Caregiver

Join Heartbeat International Housing Specialist, Mary Peterson, as she talks with Lisa Holmes of Foundation House Ministry to discuss ways to avoid secondary trauma within the housing community.

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Pregnancy Center Life Launch Grant Program

New! Life Launch Grant Program

We’re talking with Sara Littlefield, Grant Program Specialist for Heartbeat International, about a new grant program called the Pregnancy Center Life Launch which provides brand new pregnancy centers with $30,000 in funds and resources. Sara walks through the steps needed to apply for the grant and how Heartbeat walks alongside centers to help ensure success.

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Pregnancy Help Podcast

The Relational Impact of Trauma

This session explorers how trauma affects relationships, including relationships with staff in the home, other moms in the home, and in some cases our clients children. To purchase the episode in its entirety, go to