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Nausea, fatigue, pregnancy struggles: We have tips for you!

Pregnancy is tough on the body, and some days, it feels so much easier to stay in bed than to force yourself up for class. But girl, you can do this. These classes are one step closer to your degree, and your hard work will be worth it! Now, today may be tough, but you can plan and prepare to make tomorrow better. Check out
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Georgetown can do better

This week, Georgetown University’s campus was abuzz with the controversial arrival of Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Invited by the undergraduate student group The Lecture Fund (known for bringing diverse and sometimes radical speakers to campus), her presence on campus brought mixed reactions. During the day, the student group Georgetown Right to Life provided a large pro-life display (including flags to represent the 3,000+
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Book borrowing program saves SLU mamas $$$

Sometimes great resources can appear in places we don’t always think to look. What is your biggest unexpected expense every semester? For me, it’s always textbooks. I try to look up my class materials and budget ahead of time, but inevitably, there is that one professor who adds a costly book during the first week. Or, I change classes, and
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University of Michigan SFL group reaches out to pregnant students

It’s hard to be pro-life at the University of Michigan. It’s even harder to convince people that Pregnant on Campus (PonC) is not synonymous with “Manipulate Women into Not Getting Abortions.” But after a few years of building a foundation, our PonC projects are really starting to affect our campus, and people are beginning to realize that the core of the
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Win the Pregnant on Campus Group of the Year Award!

The Pregnant on Campus Group of the Year Award will recognize the achievements of two  Students for Life college groups that have excelled in promoting pregnant and parenting resources. (One award will be given to an East Coast group; the other award will be given to an West Coast group.) The SFLA Pregnant on Campus Groups of the Year should demonstrate
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Advice from a Pregnant on Campus student advocate

Pregnant on Campus Initiative is where the pro-life talk meets the pro-life walk. If you’re a student yourself, you may not know where to begin when it comes to being there for student mothers. It’s a pretty heavy load, and it’s easy to feel lost when every situation is different. Here are a few tips to help navigate through the unknowns
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Britleigh: He’s counting on me

I was in a dead end relationship, not going anywhere in life, with a two year old I was basically raising alone. When his father and I split, I had two options: I either continue being stagnant and have no way to take care of my child, or I can pick myself up and do something with my life. I
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Brooke: A better life for my family

We love stories from pregnant and parenting students, and we admire their courage and persistence in pursuing their education. Here’s a great testimony from Brooke Brinson, a parenting student at the University of Alabama. Why have you decided to pursue a college education while also parenting? I was already in my Sophomore year of college when I found out that I
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Taking the Test

On Thursday, November 12th, Tommitrise was getting ready to welcome her baby girl into this world, but even as she prepared for labor, she couldn’t quite sit back and “enjoy” labor. She still had a college psychology test to take! “It took me 4-5 hours after the opening of the test to try to put the pain to the side and do
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Moving beyond first steps

Sometimes being a pro-life activist means getting a call from a pregnant girl while you’re at Stop & Shop at 7pm buying a toothbrush. Yep, that actually happened. A lady I met at 40 Days for Life was outside the Planned Parenthood in Boston, and had struck up a conversation with this young girl who had started to reconsider her
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