Below are links to other sites that you may find useful.

Prenatal Support 
Choices Medical Clinic--A clinic dedicated to encouraging and empowering woman id difficult pregnancies www.choicesmc.org
The Haven Network www.thehavennetwork.org
International Down Syndrome Coalition for Life www.idscforlife.wordpress.com
Elizabeth Ministry--Elizabeth Ministry’s mission is to cherish children, encourage families and build community. www.elizabethministry.com
Emmanuel's Foundation offers guidance, support and friendship to families in a pregnancy or with an infant having a rare, difficult or life threatening medical diagnosis www.emmanuelsfoundation.org
Healthy Marriage Tips www.healthymarriagetips.com

Pro-Life Doctors Referrals:

www.aaplog.org
Alexandra's House is a Charitable Perinatal Hospice House and Infant Refuge: www.alexandrashouse.com
Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center--
Christ centered, compassionate, free services to woman in unplanned pregnancy situations.
www.amnioncpc.org/friends
An informational site about Anencephaly: www.anencephalie-info.org

Anencephaly Support Foundation: Support for parents with a Anencephaly diagnosis:

www.asfhelp.com/asf/home

Be Not Afraid: A life-affirming poor prenatal diagnosis outreach:

www.benotafraid.net
Support for Trisomy Families:
www.livingwithtrisomy.org
Living With T13: Trisomy 13 support group:
www.livingwithtrisomy13.org
Web site sharing personal journey with the adverse prenatal diagnosis of Triomsy 13: www.ourlittlegemma.com
Tepeyac Family Center: Free healthcare provided by prolife Doctors and Nurses:
www.tepeyacfamilycenter.com
Total Life Care: Pregnancy resource centers in MN and WI: www.totallifecare.org
Women’s Choice Center: Women's Choice Center empowers women by providing medical information, pregnancy testing, limited ultrasound, counseling, referrals, and support- all at no charge! www.womanschoicecenter.org
E-mail support by Bess: A mother and midwife who offers support to anyone with an adverse diagnosis:
midwifehelp@aol.com
"Defiant Birth: Women Who Resist Medical Eugenics" by Melinda Tankard Reist book link
Prolife support group in Italy www.laquerciamillenaria.org
   
Post Abortion Support
Abortion Recovery: Help, healing, and hope after abortion: www.abortionrecovery.org
Project Rachael: a network of professional counselors and priests, all trained to provide one-on-one spiritual and psychological care for those who are suffering because of an abortion.
www.hopeafterabortion.com
National Office of Post-Abortion Reconcilliation and Healing: www.noparh.org
Rachel’s Vineyard: Retreats for healing after abortion: www.rachelsvineyard.org
Silent No More: Help for the regret of abortion: www.silentnomoreawareness.org
   
Grief Support

Cradle of Hope.
A motherhood fund giving hope
and financial help for over 30 years.

www.cradleofhope.org
Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death Aid for Women Who Have Experienced Pregnancy Loss:
www.mend.org
   
Support for families of children with special needs:
County Offices /www.countyoffice.org/
International Trisomy 13/18 Alliance www.internationaltrisomyalliance.com
Benefits for People with Disabilities www.ssa.gov/disability/
Medicare and Social Security Disability: Benefits for Disabled Individuals web link
American Association on Health and Disability www.aahd.us
Siblings with Disabilities web link
Disability Home Accommodation Cost Guide web link
Disability and Health web link
Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide web link
Getting Social Security Disability Benefits for Newborns with Disabilities Click for PDF
TAG, Trisomy Awareness Group www.trisomyhelp.org
Down Syndrome Resources Online www.1800wheelchair.com
Noah's Never Ending Rainbow--A national Trisomy advocacy organization. www.noahsneverendingrainbow.org
International Down Syndrome Coalition for Life www.idscforlife.wordpress.com
IDSC For Life www.idscforlife.wordpress.com
Patricia Bauer www.patriciaebauer.com
Iron Man For Kids www.ironmanforkids.com
Down Syndrome Brochure www.downsyndromebrochure.com
The Office for Family, Laity, Youth & Young Adults-- Outreach to Persons with Diasabilities www.archspm.org/family/
outreach_disabilities.htm

Support groups and information on specific diseases:

www.asfhelp.com/asf/home
Support for parents of children with heart defects:
www.littlehearts.net
Support for Trisomy Families:
www.livingwithtrisomy.org
Living With T13: Trisomy 13 support group:
www.livingwithtrisomy13.org
Christian Support For Families of Special Needs Children:
www.nathhan.com
National Down Syndrome Society:
www.ndss.org
The Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders
www.trisomy.org
Serving the needs of EXTRAORDINARY kids: www.stepaheadpr.org
National Disability Rights Network: Protection and advocacy for persons with special needs with lists of resources available in each state: www.ndrn.org

Adoption of Special Needs Children:

www.chask.org
Hidden Treasures: The Trisomy 21 Journey www.hiddentreasuresthet21
journey.blogspot.com/
Faith and Light Communities, Founded in 1971 by Jean Vanier and Marie-Helene Mathieu www.faithandlightusaeast.org
Grants for Home Modification www.homeadvisor.com
Learn about service dogs www.anythingpawsable.com
Preparing for Disasters

www.redcross.org

Cerebral Palsy Guidance https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/
   
Pro-life Advocacy and information:
Prolife Healthcare Alliance www.prolifehealtcare.org
Human Life Alliance- A non-profit, pro-life, educational organization dedicated to protecting human life from the moment of fertilization until natural death: www.humanlife.org
Human Life International: The worldwide Catholic organization dedicated to upholding the value of human life. www.hli.org
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life:
www.mccl.org
National Catholic Bioethics Center: www.ncbcenter.org
Pro-Life Action Ministries, dedicated to upholding the dignity of all human life: www.plam.org
Association of Catholic Clergy providing resources to the entire pro-life movement: www.priestsforlife.org
Pro-Life Across America, "The Billboard People": www.prolifeacrossamerica.org
U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops
(USCCB) Pro-Life Secretariat
www.usccb.org/prolife/index.shtml
Biblical Perspectives on Unborn Children www.epm.org/articles/aborbibl.html
The Christian View of Abortion www.abortionfacts.com/
literature/literature_9410CV.asp
Abortion and the Bible www.abortionfacts.com/
bible/pastor_cole.asp
Lutheran's for Life www.lutheransforlife.org
Anglicans for Life www.anglicansforlife.org
Baptists for Life www.bfl.org
Pope John Paul II - Gospel of life www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/
encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_25031995
_evangelium-vitae_en.html
Paul VI - Humanae Vitae www.vatican.va/holy_father/paul_vi/
encyclicals/documents/hf_p-vi_enc_
25071968_humanae-vitae_en.html
Maternity At Home http://maternityathome.com
Sisters Of Life www.sistersoflife.org
Holy Family Adoption www.holyfamilyadoption.org
Preconception/ Natural Family Planning:
Natural Family Planning is Safe, Healthy and 99% Effective!
For more information, see www.ccli.org
www.ccli.org
One More Soul: Fostering God's plan for love, chastity, marriage, sex and children: www.onemoresoul.com
Pope Paul VI Institute: providing moral and professionally acceptable reproductive health services, www.popepaulvi.com
   
News, Education and Research:
The "Duty to Die" Advances link here
Today's 'Paliative Care' Disrespects the Natural Law link here
The New Eugenics: Eliminating the "Undesirabe" by Prenatal Diagnosis link here
"Misgivings" written by Barbara Farlow www.livingwithtrisomy13.org/
HastingsPublication.pdf
Outing the Prejudice www.inclusive-solutions.com
Government-Run Health Care Would Ration Care for Disabled Children www.cbn.com/cbnnews
Will Reform Overlook Children with Disabilities? www.cbn.com/cbnnews
Prenatal DNA test raises both hopes and worries www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/180/7/705
Giant Hero: One couple's journey through loving and letting go of a son with Potter's Syndrome www.gianthero.net
My Child, My Gift www.mychildmygift.com
Exceptional Catholic: A resource for Catholics with disabilities www.exceptionalcatholicmn.com
Informed Consent Video: Understanding your rights as a parent: hco_heart.healthology.com
United Healthcare Children's Foundation to Offer Medical Assistance Grants: Parents and caretakers across the country will be eligible to apply for grants of up to $5,000 for healthcare services that will help improve their children's health and quality of life. www.uhccf.org
STUDY - Neonatal Management of Trisomy 18: Study that concludes with treatment (not including major surgery)the one year survival rate of infants with Trisomy 18 is 25% compared 5-10%. www3.intersciencewiley.com
NCBS statement on early induction of labor www.ncbcenter.org/04-03-11-EarlyInduction.asp
Medical Decription of D&E- 2nd trimester abortion www.priestsforlife.org/resources/
medical/delevatino.htm
The Hastings Center, Bioethics Forum www.thehastingscenter.org
Research Document: "Lethal Language, Lethal Decisions"
Lethal Language, Lethal Decisions
   
Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriage:
Safe Haven Blog www.safe-haven-blog.blogspot.com
Pope Paul VI www.popepaulvi.com
Napro Technology www.naprotechnology.com
Fertility Care www.fertilitycare.org
Catholic Infertility www.catholicinfertility.org

 


The support, information and encouragement provided by the PPFL parents is not meant to take the place of medical advice by a medical professional. Any specific questions about care should be directed to a health care professional familiar with the situation.