Motherhood, An Honor From Above

Motherhood. One of the most powerful words and experiences. It reflects differently on each mother and is one of the most sacred journeys we will travel in life.

But what does it actually mean? What is motherhood? And what does it mean to be a mother? First, there is a simple answer to this question, but is it really? A human growing in the woman’s belly, giving birth or even adopting, saying “yes” to having a family. But, being a mother is about much more than that.

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Mother’s Day

While the majority of the holidays celebrated these days are so drenched in consumerism the meaning of the holiday itself is hard to decipher, the cause for celebration of Mother’s Day remains obvious. The role of a Mother is a daily die-to-self sacrificial role, day-in and day-out. From the time your feet hit the floor in the morning, until your head hits your pillow at night… and in the early years even the majority of your night revolves around nurturing and providing for your children. No matter the age of the children, the maternal instinct is to put the needs of our children before our own. We feel the weight of their emotions, their safety, and their overall well being, and we weigh them as more important than our own.

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Preventing Child Abuse

   The month of April is dedicated to child abuse awareness and prevention, where communities and families are encouraged to explore the ways in which they can actively prevent and protect children against abuse. As mothers and fathers, we are not always put in positions where we often find ourselves needing to defend the children of our communities, so while it’s important to be aware, it’s also important to realize that our greatest impact is found in protecting and defending the children which God has placed in our care.
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Why talk to us about abortion?

Why Talk To Us About Abortion?

If you think you might be pregnant and abortion seems the best choice for you, why should you visit our pregnancy clinic?

Because Ramona Women’s Clinic can provide you with early pregnancy services and the information you deserve to know before making your decision, all at no cost.

Like any medical procedure, abortion has risks and side effects. Roman Women’s Clinic’s services, such as ultrasounds, can lessen some risks by providing critical health details.

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What are the mental health effects of abortion?

What Are the Mental Health Effects Of Abortion?

Abortion’s impact on mental health is a controversial topic because each woman’s experience is unique. However, experts agree that at least some women experience negative mental health impacts after an abortion.

Are you currently considering abortion? Visit Ramona Women’s Clinic to receive early pregnancy services and learn about all pregnancy options.

Here are some important facts to note if you’re wondering how an abortion might affect you mentally.

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Intimate with Intention

As February comes to a close; a month with a central focus on Valentine’s Day and the theme of love, let us remember that our call to love our husbands expands beyond the socially constructed season. It can be easy, especially in the early days of motherhood to forget that our husband is actually first on our priority list; although our children may demand more of our time, that is not an invitation to neglect our spouse. In the midst of the everchanging, yet ever-present chaos of raising children, it is more important than ever to intentionally cultivate intimacy in your relationship. Parenting is a partnership and a team effort. It works most effectively when both participants are on the same page with clear expectations and goals. The only way to achieve that level of unity is through intimate and intentional communication. It has become normalized in our society to perceive physical touch as the core definition of intimacy, however, the root from which intimacy grows is communication.

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Men’s Guide for Supporting Partners Through Unplanned Pregnancy

Discovering an unplanned pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience, not just for women but for their partners as well. It’s a situation that brings a flood of emotions, challenges, and decisions that need to be made together. As a partner, you might feel unsure about the best ways to offer support or how to navigate the complex feelings that both of you are experiencing. At Ramona Women’s Clinic, we understand the importance of your role in this journey and are here to guide you through supporting your partner with compassion, empathy, and understanding.

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Navigating Early Pregnancy: Understanding and Managing Your Emotions

The moment you see a positive result on a pregnancy test can be transformative, particularly for young individuals navigating the uncertainties of their teens and early twenties. Such a discovery propels you into a new realm of emotions, questions, and decisions about what comes next. It’s a period marked by a complex mix of excitement, concern, joy, and apprehension. At Ramona Women’s Clinic, we recognize the depth of these feelings and the importance of addressing them with compassion and care. Our clinic serves as a beacon of support and guidance for those finding themselves at this crossroads of life.

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I'm pregnant and my partner is abusive

I’m Pregnant, and My Partner Is Abusive

Know that ANY form of abuse, verbal, sexual, physical, or emotional, is never okay. You deserve respect and to feel safe and protected at all times. Help is available. Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-SAFE (7233) for immediate support.

Stay in a Safe Place

Do you feel like there is no way out of this overwhelming situation you’re in after finding out you’re pregnant? Whether your partner has previously been abusive or is just showing signs of abuse, reach out for help, as your pregnancy could be in danger as well.

Your emotions are valid, and it’s vital to ensure your safety and health immediately. The first step towards safety is finding a safe place to house yourself where your partner cannot contact you.

We know this is a big step, and we can help you take it. We can also assist you with community referrals to find affordable housing.

If you’ve already tried moving out and your partner has only become more violent, contact the police to learn more about getting a restraining order. You deserve to feel at peace.

Should I Tell My Partner About the Pregnancy?

Never be alone with your partner after any form of abuse, and it may not be safe to share the news of your pregnancy with them.

Do your best to gauge whether it’s a good time to tell your partner or best to tell them at all. Your safety is the most important thing, so if you feel it’s best not to tell your partner, trust your gut.

Talk to a trusted family member, friend, or mentor about your situation before talking to your partner. If speaking to your partner about your pregnancy seems safe, bring someone with you and do it in a public setting.

Find Non-Judgmental Support

You deserve to feel safe as you navigate an unplanned pregnancy. Facing a pregnancy without your partner can feel lonely, but you are not alone.

We are here to help at Ramona Women’s Clinic. We can listen to your unique situation and connect you to local resources so you feel safe and confident in your next steps. Contact us to speak with a team member today.

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