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2017 West Coast Pregnant on Campus Group of the Year

Located in the “Late-Term Abortion Capital” of the country, University of New Mexico students are daily faced with a community that supports and even encourages abortion. And yet, despite the challenges of this environment, Students for Life UNM have persisted and thrived in their efforts to bring life-affirming, empowering options and resources to women on their campus. The group’s Pregnant on
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Christmas 2016 Giveaway!

Christmas is only a few days away! Whether or not you participate in this holiday, this month is often celebrated as a time of giving and joy. We thought that it was only right to join in the seasonal fun and send a little holiday cheer to our groups around the country. This year, we are giving away stickers! (YAY!) On
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International students find pregnancy support at ASU

While many students will be “far from home” as they pursue their college education, “far from home” takes on new meaning to an international student. Coming to the United States for college may mean mastering a second language, acclimating to a different culture, and tackling all the challenges of young adulthood without family nearby. But what happens when an international student (or
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Top 12 Public Colleges for Pregnant and Parenting Students

Students for Life of America, the nation’s largest pro-life youth organization, released this year’s list of Top Colleges and Universities for Pregnant and Parenting Students – Public School Edition. “Unexpectedly finding out you are pregnant as a college student can be terrifying, lonely, and a huge shock. These students need support and encouragement, and the schools that go out of
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Celebrate Your Campus Resources!

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all the great people and blessings in your life. Our Pregnant on Campus team is grateful for the many campus and community resources that help support pregnant and parenting students. These resources help students stay in school and take care of their kids. Tangible resources and community support make it easier for pregnant and
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Everybody Gets a Diaper Deck!

Where it all began In March 2015, we shared with you Ashton Kutcher’s campaign to increase support for dads. Ashton started a Change.org petition which received over 104,000 supporters. In the petition, he shared: “As a new dad, I recently learned an unfortunate reality about changing diapers while out in public with a child. Almost all public changing tables are in
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Claflin, Clarion, & Christian schools support pregnant students

Claflin changes its tune Last week, Kamaria Downs headlined in local and national news for her efforts to confront discriminatory pregnancy and parenting policies at her Christian university. When Kamaria became pregnant at Claflin University (a private South Carolina university affiliated with the United Methodist Church), Kamaria was forced out of her pre-paid campus housing. She did not receive a refund
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Mississippi student moms share their stories

Every year, we receive stories from all over the country of parenting students and their incredible successes on campus. These young moms and dads work hard to care for their children and achieve their degrees. We are proud to share with you these parenting student success stories provided by Students for Life student group leaders in Mississippi. Shurnita: “My life has
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7 Self-Care Tips for New Mamas

As a new mama, you may feel the need to become a martyr to the cause of Motherhood– running ragged from no sleep, skipping showers for days on end, and jumping to attention at every baby sigh and cry. Yes, your baby needs constant care and attention, but so do you! Your physical and emotional health matter, and if you start
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Creative ways to address pregnant & parenting students’ needs

Meeting the needs of pregnant and parenting sometimes leads us to unexpected projects! Often student leaders discover needs that go beyond what they may have expected or discover a niche that simply isn’t addressed by campus or local resources. First we plan… When considering new projects, here are some ways to approach your brainstorming: Ask students what they need. This
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