Are you pregnant or parenting and need help?

Pregnancy test, an ultrasound and/or medical help

Pulse Life Advocates has a comprehensive list of crisis pregnancy centers around Iowa. These centers either provide or can direct you to medical care, counseling, getting pregnancy and baby clothes and other supplies to help you on your journey.

Walking with Moms in Need is an effort parishes are undertaking to create a local list of resources for pregnant and parenting moms.  

Maternity clothes/Baby clothes/Nursery supplies

Mary's Helping Hands is a relatively new ministry in the Des Moines metro area. Moms donate gently used maternity clothes, baby clothes and nursery supplies to help families expecting a child. Hear from Lauren Burke, the founder of Mary's Helping Hands about what inspired her to help others.

Adoption Agencies

Pulse Life Advocates has a list of adoption agencies and those that refer for adoptions in Iowa.

Someone to talk to

Catholic Charities offers licensed therapists in multiple locations in the Des Moines metro area and Council Bluffs area. 

Project Rachel is a confidential, post-abortion healing ministry of the Catholic Church offering hope and healing to women and men hurting from past abortions.