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Pregnancy Help for Teens in New Jersey

I think I’m Pregnant. Now What?  Unexpected pregnancy comes with a rush of thoughts and feelings that can be hard to navigate. It’s most important to realize that although you may feel like it, you are not alone and there are people available to provide information...

This woman is wondering is abortion or adoption right for her?
Two Cries for Help

From Lauren Ramkawsky, staff sonographer and post-abortion group leader Two phone conversations on the same day. Two different women with the same pain. Pain I am familiar with from my own abortion experiences. One said her abortion was thirty years ago, the other, five days. Thirty years provides time...

How Healthy is My Relationship?

A loving and healthy relationship is something everyone deserves, but creating one takes hard work from both partners. Every characteristic of your relationship, such as how you communicate or how you feel when you’re around each other, contributes to the relationship as a whole. It’s...

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I Want the Baby But I Don’t Want Him

Finding out you’re pregnant can stir up a lot of emotions.  Joy, fear, confusion, worry, or excitement, to name a few. Having a baby is a big responsibility and brings challenges with it, but it can also be an amazing experience to raise and nurture...

Why To Visit Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center

You should visit Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center if: You think you could be pregnant You are facing an unplanned pregnancy You are considering abortion  You are regretting an abortion decision We offer free and confidential services to individuals facing unplanned pregnancies and pregnancy decisions.  Call us...

RENEW Life Center

Lighthouse is proud to partner with RENEW Life Center in Paterson. RENEW Life Center equips single mothers in Passaic County New Jersey, with the key strategies and skills they need to break the cycle of poverty and build a prosperous life for themselves, their children and...

How To Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant

So you’ve taken a pregnancy test -- or three. Perhaps you even came into one of our centers for a free ultrasound to confirm. Now you’re faced with one of the hardest challenges of all: telling your parents you’re pregnant. No teen or young adult wants...

This woman is thinking about how to recover emotionally after an abortion.
Tips for Managing Pregnancy as a College Student

Every pregnancy brings challenges. However, when you’re a student, those challenges can feel doubly difficult. Here at the Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center, we help many young women going through situations like this one. Keep reading to get some simple tips and advice you can use...

ESL Classes To Be Offered This Summer

ESL classes will be offered this summer for parents being served by Lighthouse or our Paterson partner, RENEW Life. Please fill out the contact form if you are interested. A Lighthouse staff person will follow up with you. Clases de Ingles seran ofrecidas a partir de este verano...

This woman is wondering what are the signs of an incomplete abortion?
Need help healing from a past abortion?

Need help healing from a past abortion? At current rates, one in four women (and their partners) will experience an abortion at some point in their lifetime. Most will do so in secret and never have an opportunity to process the feelings of regret, shame or...