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Birthright St. Charles is HERE for the WHOLE WOMAN

By: Jennifer Burch, M.Ed, PLPC Pregnancy, whether expected or unplanned, can sometimes be overwhelming at times… physically and emotionally. Birthright St. Charles is here to support the “whole woman,” not just her needs specific to pregnancy. Our professional counselors are available to sit with the woman (you) and address any stressors she(you) may be facing. […]

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Developing Attachment With Your Baby During Pregnancy

By: Taylor Packard, PLPC Sometimes parents don’t always feel a flood of bonding emotions toward their baby right away. It is normal for the attachment to take time to develop and grow. It can be difficult to feel connected with your growing baby during pregnancy.

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Professional Counseling? Yeah, We Do That!

By: Jennifer Burch, M.Ed, PLPC With the power of social media, the word has spread that many Americans have sought help for various mental illnesses. Celebrities have spoken out, and the month of May is dedicated to the awareness; TikTok has its own #TherapyTok, all with the message that therapy can be so helpful. People […]

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Empowering The Fathers In Your Life

By: Jami McDermott All fathers are important and influence a child’s life. There are varying reasons why men either become active participants in their children’s life or do not. When the choice is to embrace the parenting role, either alone or with the mother, the dynamics of the relationship between father and child become integral […]

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When It’s Not the Right Time

“Thank you, but it’s just not the right time” How often do we find ourselves repeating this common mantra with a slight wince? Up Next: An Open Letter To The Stressed Out Mamas “I would, but it’s not the right time” can be a way to fill a blank space in a conversation or life […]

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Abortion Pill Reversal: What If I Change My Mind?

When faced with the reality of an unplanned pregnancy, women are faced with the difficult decision surrounding options of parenting, adoption or abortion. Many times this decision can be overwhelming due to questions, concerns and outside pressures. Up Next: Will Abortion Impact My Relationship? Things To Consider For pregnancies that are 10 weeks along or […]

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Self-Care Is Valuable Because You Are Valuable!

Self-care is a term that we hear more and more in our world, especially in the mental health care profession. As a professional counselor, one of the questions I may ask someone is, “what does your self-care routine look like?” The reactions to that inquiry range from, “What is that?” to a detailed routine that […]